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Meaning of UNITARY

Pronunciation:  'yooni`teree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (government) 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"
  2. [adj]  having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"
  3. [adj]  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"
  4. [adj]  relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity; "the unitary principles of nationalism"; "a unitary movement in politics"
 

UNITARY is a 7 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: one(a), united
 
 Antonyms: federal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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