Dictionary.com

unifilar

[ yoo-nuh-fahy-ler ]
/ ˌyu nəˈfaɪ lər /
Save This Word!

adjective
having or involving only one thread, wire, or the like.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of unifilar

First recorded in 1855–60; uni- + filar
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use unifilar in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for unifilar

unifilar
/ (ˌjuːnɪˈfaɪlə) /

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
FEEDBACK