What does unary mean?

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  1. unary(adj)

    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"


  1. unary(Noun)

    The unary numeral system; the bijective base-1 numeral system.

  2. unary(Noun)

    Unary coding, an entropy encoding for natural numbers.

  3. unary(Adjective)

    Consisting of or involving a single element or component.

  4. unary(Adjective)

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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