1. consisting of or involving a single element or component
- in a unary operation in a mathematical system one element is used to yield a single result
Similar word(s): single
Sentences with unary as an adjective:
- Negation is a unary operation.
1. (mathematics) The unary numeral system; the bijective base-1 numeral system.
2. (information theory) Unary coding, an entropy encoding for natural numbers.