Definitions for unary
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"
The unary numeral system; the bijective base-1 numeral system.
Unary coding, an entropy encoding for natural numbers.
Consisting of or involving a single element or component.
Of an operation, function, procedure or logic gate, taking exactly one operand, argument, parameter or input; having domain of dimension 1.
Negation is a unary operation.