## In mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between monotone and positone

is that

**monotone** is (mathematics) property of a function to be either always decreasing or always increasing while

**positone** is (mathematics) of a particular kind of eigenvalue problem involving a nonlinear function on the reals that is continuous, positive, and monotone.

## As adjectives the difference between **monotone** and **positone**

is that

**monotone** is (of speech or a sound) having a single unvaried pitch while

**positone** is (mathematics) of a particular kind of eigenvalue problem involving a nonlinear function on the reals that is continuous, positive, and monotone.

## As a noun **monotone**

is a single unvaried tone of speech or a sound.

## As a verb **monotone**

is (ambitransitive) to speak in a monotone.