1. of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value;

[syn:

2. sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch;

- Example: "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"

[syn: flat, monotone,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monotonic \Mon`o*ton"ic\, Monotonical \Mon`o*ton"ic*al\, a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous. "Monotonical declamation." --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent variable increases; -- of a function. [PJC]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

monotonic adj 1: of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value [syn: monotonic, monotone] [ant: nonmonotonic] 2: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting" [syn: flat, monotone, monotonic, monotonous]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

monotonic In domain theory, a function f : D -> C is monotonic (or monotone) if for all x,y in D, x <= y => f(x) <= f(y). ("<=" is written in LaTeX as \sqsubseteq). (1994-11-24)