unary
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈjuːnəɹi/

Adjective

unary (not comparable)

  1. Consisting of or involving a single element or component.
  2. (mathematics, programming, computer engineering) 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.
Translations Translations
  • German: unär

Noun

unary (plural unaries)

  1. (mathematics) The unary numeral system; the bijective base-1 numeral system.
  2. (information theory) Unary coding, an entropy encoding for natural numbers.



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