adjective Date: circa 1828 1. having only one axis 2. of or relating to only one axis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Uniaxial — U ni*ax i*al, a. [Uni + axial.] 1. (Crystallog.) Having but one optic axis, or line of no double refraction. [1913 Webster] Note: In uniaxial crystals, the optic axis has the direction of the vertical crystallographic axis. All tetragonal and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uniaxial — |cs| adj. 2 g. Que só tem um eixo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • uniaxial — [yo͞o΄nē ak′sē əl] adj. having a single axis: said as of some crystals uniaxially adv …   English World dictionary

  • uniaxial — Having but one axis; growing chiefly in one direction. * * * uni·ax·i·al (u″ne akґse əl) [uni + axial] 1. having but one axis; said of a joint. 2. developing in an axial direction only, as a uniaxial organism …   Medical dictionary

  • uniaxial — uniaxially, adv. /yooh nee ak see euhl/, adj. 1. having one axis. 2. Crystall. (of a crystal) having one direction in which double refraction does not occur. 3. Bot. (of a plant) having a primary stem that does not branch and that terminates in a …   Universalium

  • uniaxial — adjective a) Having a single axis b) Having a single stem, with no branches, that terminates in a flower …   Wiktionary

  • uniaxial —    With one axis; movement only in one plane, as of hinge joint …   Forensic science glossary

  • uniaxial — adj. having one axis; pertaining to or being a plant with only one stem and no branches (Botany); refracting in only one direction that is parallel to the principal axis (Crystals) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uniaxial — [ˌju:nɪ aksɪəl] adjective having or relating to a single axis. Derivatives uniaxially adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • uniaxial — uni·axial …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”