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Unitary  adj.  
Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; as, the unitary method in arithmetic.
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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"Unitary" Quotes from Famous Books

... Platonic doctrine was designed to meet—that, namely, of providing some sort of common nexus or unifying principle by which the validity of Knowledge could be maintained. For he had no certain means of showing that the potent energy of Nature was unitary and homogeneous. ...
— Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge • Alexander Philip

... Memory" the allurements of unitary or monistic views have gained the upper hand, and Butler ...
— Unconscious Memory • Samuel Butler

... Dimensions. The expression of the unitary value of a physical quantity in one or more of the units of length (L), time (T) and mass (M) is termed the dimensions of such quantity. Thus the dimension or dimensions of a distance is simply L; of an angle, expressible by dividing the arc by the radius is L/L; of a velocity, expressible ...
— The Standard Electrical Dictionary - A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice - of Electrical Engineering • T. O'Conor Slone

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