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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Unitary \U"nit*a*ry\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity;
as, the unitary method in arithmetic.
2. Of the nature of a unit; not divided; united.
Unitary theory (Chem.), the modern theory that the
molecules of all complete compounds are units, whose parts
are bound together in definite structure, with mutual and
reciprocal influence on each other, and are not mere
aggregations of more or less complex groups; --
distinguished from the dualistic theory.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity;
"the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary
movement in politics"
2: of or pertaining to or involving the use of units; "a unitary
method was applied"; "established a unitary distance on which
to base subsequent calculations"
3: characterized by or constituting a form of government in
which power is held by one central authority; "a unitary as
opposed to a federal form of government" [ant: federal]
4: having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary
action"; "spoke with one voice" [syn: one(a), unitary]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
32 Moby Thesaurus words for "unitary":
a certain, an, any, any one, atomic, composite, either, exclusive,
individual, indivisible, integral, integrant, integrated,
irreducible, lone, monadic, monistic, one, rolled into one, simple,
single, singular, sole, solid, solitary, unanalyzable, undivided,
unified, uniform, unique, united, whole
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