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  • monad — monadic /meuh nad ik/, monadical, monadal, adj. monadically, adv. /mon ad, moh nad/, n. 1. Biol. a. any simple, single celled organism. b. any of various small, flagellate, colorless ameboids with one to three flagella, esp. of the genus Monas …   Universalium

  • monad — mon•ad [[t]ˈmɒn æd, ˈmoʊ næd[/t]] n. 1) mcr a flagellated protozoan, esp. of the genus Monas[/ex] 2) chem. an element, atom, or group having a valence of one 3) pho an indivisible metaphysical entity, esp. one having an autonomous life 4) a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Monad — • The word monad is used by the neo Platonists to signify the One; for instance, in the letters of the Christian Platonist Synesius, God is described as the Monad of Monads Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Monad     Monad …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • monad — index individual, unit (item) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • monad — (n.) unity, arithmetical unit, 1610s, from L.L. monas (gen. monadis), from Gk. monas unit, from monos alone (see MONO (Cf. mono )). In Leibnitz s philosophy, an ultimate unit of being (1748). Related: Monadic …   Etymology dictionary

  • monad — s ( en, er) FIL minsta enhet i universums uppbyggnad …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • Monad (functional programming) — In functional programming, a monad is a programming structure that represents computations. Monads are a kind of abstract data type constructor that encapsulate program logic instead of data in the domain model. A defined monad allows the… …   Wikipedia

  • Monad transformer — In functional programming, a monad transformer is a type constructor which takes a monad as an argument and returns a monad as a result. Monad transformers can be used to compose features encapsulated by monads such as state, exception handling,… …   Wikipedia

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