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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A single strand of untwisted synthetic fiber, such as nylon, used especially for fishing line.

Usage examples (35)
  • Note: Yarns of one or more filaments are usually referred to as monofilament or multifilament, respectively
  • Low-stretch braided main line enhances bite detection, but 20 - to 25-pound-test monofilament is more common.
  • Because superbraids are about one-third the diameter of the equivalent strength in monofilament, they also allow the jig to sink faster.
  • Line: My go-to monofilament is Trilene XL green. for more
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