unifacial


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u·ni·fa·cial

 (yo͞o′nə-fā′shəl)
adj.
1. Having, presenting, or oriented toward a single face: unifacial leaves.
2. Archaeology Flaked in such a way as to produce a cutting edge that is sharp on one side only. Used of a stone tool.

u′ni·fa′cial·ly adv.
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Adj.1.unifacial - having but one principal or specialized surfaceunifacial - having but one principal or specialized surface; "a primitive unifacial flint tool"
unidirectional - operating or moving or allowing movement in one direction only; "a unidirectional flow"; "a unidirectional antenna"; "a unidirectional approach to a problem"
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Os materiais coletados no assentamento, como nos demais sitios superficiais, sao compostos por instrumentos lascados bifacial e unifacial, tradicionalmente associadas as atividades de manejo agroflorestal (DIAS, 2003; DIAS e HOELTZ, 2010).
7d-i), but unifacial or isobilateral mesophyll occurs in Minasia (Fig.
Sistema de explotacion Arenisca Cuarcita Cuarzo monopolar unifacial 0 90 5 monopolar bifacial 0 6 5 periferico unifacial 0 18 2 periferico bifacial 0 13 0 discoide unifacial 0 8 2 discoide bifacial 0 8 0 ortogonal unifacial 1 7 0 ortogonal bifacial 0 1 0 bipolar longitudinal 0 3 3 bipolar periferico 0 3 3 Kombewa 0 12 0 planos independientes 0 2 0 multipolar 0 2 0 indeterminado 0 2 0 Total 1 175 20 Sistema de explotacion Total n % monopolar unifacial 95 48,5 monopolar bifacial 11 5,6 periferico unifacial 20 10,2 periferico bifacial 13 6,6 discoide unifacial 10 5,1 discoide bifacial 8 4,1 ortogonal unifacial 8 4,1 ortogonal bifacial 1 0,5 bipolar longitudinal 6 3,1 bipolar periferico 6 3,1 Kombewa 12 6,1 planos independientes 2 1,0 multipolar 2 1,0 indeterminado 2 1,0 Total 196 Fig.
Entre las demas morfologias predominan los talones facetados (30,4%) y rebajados (4,5%) asociados a lascas de adelgazamiento bifacial, seguidos con menores frecuencias por los talones de morfologia plana (14,3%) derivados de nucleos y a tallado unifacial, y muy pocas plataformas corticales (0,9%) (Tabla 2).
autumnalis: Leaf is in unifacial type (homogeneous structure) (Fig.
Trimming flakes were further distinguished as unifacial, with single-faceted platforms and sharp curvature, or bifacial, with multifaceted platforms and lower curvature (Andrefsky, 2005).
En general, la mayoria de los caracteres anatomico foliares evaluados en los representantes de los generos del clado-Trichocentrum fueron similares, sin embargo, el caracter de hoja unifacial, es exclusivo de los representantes de Cohniella, lo que permite diferenciarlo a nivel taxonomico del resto de los generos del clado-Trichocentrum.
Lithic cores and debitage litter the ground; a unifacial hoe here, an obsidian cutting tool there, intermingled with corrugated red, and black on white vessel-shaped pottery chards.