unifilar

[yoo-nuh-fahy-ler]

adjective

having or involving only one thread, wire, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. unification church,
  2. unified atomic mass unit,
  3. unified field theory,
  4. unified modeling language,
  5. unified screw thread,
  6. uniflagellate,
  7. uniflorous,
  8. uniflow engine,
  9. unifoliate,
  10. unifoliolate

Origin of unifilar

First recorded in 1855–60; uni- + filar

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for unifilar

unifilar

adjective

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

Word Origin for unifilar

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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012