[ noun ] an unreduced or unbroken completeness or totality
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Extension of the ADC program to all children in need living with any relatives , including both parents , as a means of preserving family unity .(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
The concept of unity , in which positive and negative are attributes of the same force , in which good and evil are relative , ever-changing , and always joined to the same phenomenon - such a concept is still reserved to the physical_sciences and to the few who have grasped the history of ideas .
Apart from spirit there could be no community , for it is spirit which draws men into community and gives to any community its unity , cohesiveness , and permanence .(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Time_and_again in counseling and teaching , one encounters members of this group whose attempts to bring into some kind of unity the insubstantial mythologies of their `` fundamentalist '' heritage and the stubborn reality of the modern_world are only_too painfully obvious .(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Now again in 1961 , in England , there is perhaps nothing in the religious sphere so popularly discussed as Christian unity .
[ noun ] (mathematics) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it" "they had lunch at one"
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A significant effect discovered during the study is the existence of Prandtl numbers reaching values of more_than unity in the nitrogen dissociation region .
[ noun ] the quality of being united into one
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
Every community , if it is alive has a spirit , and that spirit is the center of its unity and identity .(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Almost daily something is reported which feeds this Catholic hope in England : statistics of the increasing numbers of converts and Irish Catholic immigrants ; news of a Protestant minister in Leamington who has offered to allow a Catholic priest to preach from his pulpit ; a report that a Catholic nun had been requested to teach in a non-Catholic secondary_school during the sickness of one of its masters ; the startling statement in a respectable periodical that `` Catholics , if the present system is still in_operation , will constitute almost one-third of the House_of_Lords in the next generation '' ; a report that 200 Protestant clergymen and laity attended a votive Mass offered for Christian unity at a Catholic_church in Slough during the Church Unity Octave .