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 for unity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unity \U"ni*ty\, n.; pl. Unities. [OE. unite, F. unit['e], L.
     unitas, from unus one. See One, and cf. Unit.]
     1. The state of being one; oneness.
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              Whatever we can consider as one thing suggests to
              the understanding the idea of unity.  --Locks.
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     Note: Unity is affirmed of a simple substance or indivisible
           monad, or of several particles or parts so intimately
           and closely united as to constitute a separate body or
           thing. See the Synonyms under Union.
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     2. Concord; harmony; conjunction; agreement; uniformity; as,
        a unity of proofs; unity of doctrine.
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              Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren
              to dwell together in unity!           --Ps. cxxxiii.
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     3. (Math.) Any definite quantity, or aggregate of quantities
        or magnitudes taken as one, or for which 1 is made to
        stand in calculation; thus, in a table of natural sines,
        the radius of the circle is regarded as unity.
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     Note: The number 1, when it is not applied to any particular
           thing, is generally called unity.
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     4. (Poetry & Rhet.) In dramatic composition, one of the
        principles by which a uniform tenor of story and propriety
        of representation are preserved; conformity in a
        composition to these; in oratory, discourse, etc., the due
        subordination and reference of every part to the
        development of the leading idea or the eastablishment of
        the main proposition.
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     Note: In the Greek drama, the three unities required were
           those of action, of time, and of place; that is, that
           there should be but one main plot; that the time
           supposed should not exceed twenty-four hours; and that
           the place of the action before the spectators should be
           one and the same throughout the piece.
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     5. (Fine Arts & Mus.) Such a combination of parts as to
        constitute a whole, or a kind of symmetry of style and
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     6. (Law) The peculiar characteristics of an estate held by
        several in joint tenancy.
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     Note: The properties of it are derived from its unity, which
           is fourfold; unity of interest, unity of title, unity
           of time, and unity of possession; in other words, joint
           tenants have one and the same interest, accruing by one
           and the same conveyance, commencing at the same time,
           and held by one and the same undivided possession.
           Unity of possession is also a joint possession of two
           rights in the same thing by several titles, as when a
           man, having a lease of land, afterward buys the fee
           simple, or, having an easement in the land of another,
           buys the servient estate.
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     At unity, at one.
     Unity of type. (Biol.) See under Type.
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     Syn: Union; oneness; junction; concord; harmony. See Union.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with
           nothing wanting; "the integrity of the nervous system is
           required for normal development"; "he took measures to
           insure the territorial unity of Croatia" [syn: integrity,
           unity, wholeness]
      2: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this
         number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go
         with it"; "they had lunch at one" [syn: one, 1, I,
         ace, single, unity]
      3: the quality of being united into one [syn: oneness,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  165 Moby Thesaurus words for "unity":
     accord, accordance, affinity, agape, agreement, amity,
     bonds of harmony, brotherly love, calm, caritas,
     cement of friendship, charity, coequality, coherence, cohesion,
     coincidence, collectivity, combination, communion, community,
     community of interests, compatibility, completeness, complex,
     comprehensiveness, concord, concordance, concurrence, conformance,
     congeniality, congruence, congruity, congruousness, consensus,
     consistency, consonance, constancy, continuity, correspondence,
     elementarity, embodiment, empathy, entireness, entirety,
     equability, equality, equanimity, equilibrium, equivalence, esprit,
     esprit de corps, eternity, evenness, exhaustiveness,
     feeling of identity, fellow feeling, fellowship, frictionlessness,
     fullness, fundamentality, glory, good vibes, good vibrations,
     happy family, harmony, holiness, holism, homogeneity, homoousia,
     identity, immutability, impartibility, inclusiveness,
     indiscerptibility, indissolubility, indistinguishability,
     individuality, indivisibility, infinite goodness, infinite justice,
     infinite love, infinite mercy, infinite power, infinite wisdom,
     infinity, infrangibility, infusibility, inseparability,
     insolubility, intactness, integer, integrality, integration,
     integrity, kinship, light, like-mindedness, likeness, love,
     majesty, monism, monolithism, mutuality, no difference,
     omnipotence, omnipotency, omnipresence, omniscience, omnisciency,
     oneness, organic unity, peace, persistence, pervasiveness,
     plainness, purity, rapport, rapprochement, reciprocity,
     resemblance, sameness, self-identity, selfhood, selfness,
     selfsameness, severity, sharing, similarity, similitude,
     simpleness, simplicity, singleness, singularity, solidarity,
     solidity, sovereignty, stability, starkness, steadfastness,
     steadiness, sympathy, symphony, synonymity, synonymousness,
     synonymy, team spirit, thoroughness, total approach, totality,
     ubiquity, unadulteration, unanimity, understanding, unification,
     uniformity, union, uniqueness, unison, uniting, universality,
     unmixedness, unruffledness, unsophistication, whole, wholeness

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     A high-level parallel language.
     A translator into MPL is available by
     See also MasPar Unity.
     ["Parallel Program Design", K.M. Chandry and Misra, A-W 1988].

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  UNITY, estates. An agreement or coincidence of certain qualities in the 
  title of a joint estate or an estate in common. 
       2. In a joint estate there must exist four unities; that of interest, 
  for a joint-tenant cannot be entitled to one period of duration or quantity 
  of interest in lands, and the other to a different; one cannot be tenant for 
  life, and the other for years: that of title, and therefore their estate 
  must be created by one and, the same act; that of time, for their estates 
  must be vested at one and the same period, as well as by one and the same 
  title; and lastly, the unity of possession: hence joint-tenants are seised 
  per my et per tout, or by the half or moiety and by all: that is, each of 
  them has an entire possession, as well of every parcel as of the whole. 2 
  Bl. Com. 179-182; Co. Litt. 188. 
       3. Coparceners must have the unities of interest, title, and 
       4. In tenancies in common, the unity of possession is alone required. 2 
  Bl. Com. 192; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1861-83. Vide Estate in Common; Estate in 
  Joint-tenancy; Joint-tenants; Tenant in Common; Tenants, Joint. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Unity, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    368
     Housing Units (2000): 157
     Land area (2000):     0.988851 sq. miles (2.561111 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.988851 sq. miles (2.561111 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            81850
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             44.848191 N, 90.314970 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     54488
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Unity, WI

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Unity, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    131
     Housing Units (2000): 75
     Land area (2000):     0.462862 sq. miles (1.198807 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.008009 sq. miles (0.020743 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.470871 sq. miles (1.219550 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            76250
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             44.447954 N, 118.191611 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97884
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Unity, OR

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Unity, ME -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maine
     Population (2000):    486
     Housing Units (2000): 319
     Land area (2000):     1.818322 sq. miles (4.709433 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.818322 sq. miles (4.709433 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            78220
     Located within:       Maine (ME), FIPS 23
     Location:             44.619003 N, 69.336696 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     04988
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Unity, ME

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