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unifilar

[yoo-nuh-fahy-ler]
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adjective
  1. having or involving only one thread, wire, or the like.

Origin of unifilar

First recorded in 1855–60; uni- + filar
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British Dictionary definitions for unifilar

unifilar

adjective
  1. rare composed of, having, or using only one wire, thread, filament, etc

Word Origin

from uni- + Latin fīlum thread; see filament, filar
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