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monometallic (adj.)

1876 in reference to currency, "consisting of but one metal; comprising coins that consist of either gold or silver, but not both," from mono- "single" + metallic. Opposed tobimetallic. In chemistry, from 1861.

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Definitions of monometallic

monometallic (adj.)
containing one atom of metal in the molecule;
monometallic carbonyls
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