unity has definitions from the field of mathematics
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[ noun ] an unreduced or unbroken completeness or totality

Synonyms

integrity wholeness

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

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 .

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[ noun ] (mathematics) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

Synonyms

one 1 ace single I

Examples

"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it" "they had lunch at one"

Used in print

(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)

A significant effect discovered during the study is the existence of Prandtl numbers reaching values of more_than unity in the nitrogen dissociation region .

Related terms

digit singleton monad

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[ noun ] the quality of being united into one

Synonyms

oneness

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 .

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identity

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