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consisting of, or affecting, a single element or component; monadic
[C16 (in the obsolete sense: a unit): from Latin unus one + -ary]
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|Adj.||1.||unary - consisting of or involving a single element or component; "in a unary operation in a mathematical system one element is used to yield a single result"|
single - existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness"
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