# Language vs Monic - What's the difference?

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## As a noun language

is (lb) a body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication or language can be a languet, a flat plate in or below the flue pipe of an organ.

## As a verb language

is to communicate by language; to express in language.

## As an adjective monic is

(mathematics) of a polynomial whose leading coefficient is one.

# language

## English

### Etymology 1

(etyl) language, from (etyl) language, from .

#### Noun

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• (lb) A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication.
• * 1867', ''Report on the Systems of Deaf-Mute Instruction pursued in Europe'', quoted in '''1983 in ''History of the College for the Deaf, 1857-1907 (ISBN 0913580856), page 240:
• Hence the natural language' of the mute is, in schools of this class, suppressed as soon and as far as possible, and its existence as a ' language , capable of being made the reliable and precise vehicle for the widest range of thought, is ignored.
• * {{quote-book, page=50, year=1900, author=(w)
• , title= The History of the Caliph Vathek , passage=No language could express his rage and despair.}}
• * 2000 , Geary Hobson, The Last of the Ofos (ISBN 0816519595), page 113:
• Mr. Darko, generally acknowledged to be the last surviving member of the Ofo Tribe, was also the last remaining speaker of the tribe's language .
• (lb) The ability to communicate using words.
• (lb) The vocabulary and usage of a particular specialist field.
• *
• Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language , he expressed the important words by an initial, a medial, or a final consonant, and made scratches for all the words between; his clerks, however, understood him very well.
• The expression of thought (the communication of meaning) in a specified way.
• * 2001 , Eugene C. Kennedy, ?Sara C. Charles, On Becoming a Counselor (ISBN 0824519132):
• A tale about themselves [is] told by people with help from the universal languages of their eyes, their hands, and even their shirting feet.
• A body of sounds, signs and signals by which animals communicate, and by which plants are sometimes also thought to communicate.
• A computer language; a machine language.
• * 2015 , Kent D. Lee, Foundations of Programming Languages (ISBN 3319133144), page 94:
• In fact pointers are called references in these languages' to distinguish them from pointers in ' languages like C and C++.
• (lb) Manner of expression.
• * (rfdate) Cowper:
• Their language simple, as their manners meek,
• (lb) The particular words used in a speech or a passage of text.
• (lb) Profanity.
• *{{quote-book, page=500, year=1978, author=James Carroll
• , title= Mortal Friends, isbn=0440157897 , passage="Where the hell is Horace?" ¶ "There he is. He's coming. You shouldn't use language ."}}
##### Synonyms
* (form of communication) tongue, speech (spoken language) * (vocabulary of a particular field) lingo (colloquial), jargon, terminology, phraseology, parlance * (computer language) computer language, programming language, machine language * (particular words used) phrasing, wording, terminology
##### Derived terms
* artificial language * auxiliary language * bad language * body language * computing language * constructed language * endangered language * extinct language * foreign language * formal language * foul language * international language * language barrier * language code * language cop * language death * language extinction * language family * language lab, language laboratory * language model * language of flowers * language planning * language police * language pollution * language processing * language school * language shift * language technology * language transfer * languaging * machine language * mathematical language * mind one's language * natural language * pattern language * programming language * private language * secular language * sign language * speak someone's language * standard language * vehicular language * vernacular language

#### Verb

• To communicate by language; to express in language.
• * (rfdate) Fuller:
• Others were languaged in such doubtful expressions that they have a double sense.

* lexis, term, word * bilingual * linguistics * multilingual * trilingual

### Etymology 2

Alteration of (m).

#### Noun

(en noun)
• A languet, a flat plate in or below the flue pipe of an organ.
• * 1896 , William Horatio Clarke, The Organist's Retrospect , page 79:
• A flue-pipe is one in which the air passes through the throat, or flue, which is the narrow, longitudinal aperture between the lower lip and the tongue, or language'.

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# monic

## English

• It is often convenient to view a monic' arrow $i: A \rightarrowtail C$, defined in Chapter 1, as showing that ''A'' is a copy of a part of ''C'', and that ''i'' maps the copy on to that part. For example, in '''Set''', the '''monic arrows are the one-to-one functions and, clearly, if ''i'' is one-to-one then ''A'' is a copy of a subset of ''C'', namely of the image of ''i .