adjective Date: 1648 not paired: as a. not matched or mated b. being an electron that doesn't share its orbital with another electron

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Unpaired — Un*paired, a. Not paired; not suited or matched. [1913 Webster] And minds unpaired had better think alone. Crabbe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unpaired — index dissimilar, solitary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unpaired — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unpaired — un·paired .ən pa(ə)rd, pe(ə)rd adj 1 a) not paired esp not matched or mated b) characterized by the absence of pairing <electrons in the unpaired state> 2) situated in the median plane of the body <an unpaired anatomical part> also… …   Medical dictionary

  • unpaired — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unpaired — adjective not forming one of a pair …   Wiktionary

  • unpaired — adj. without a partner, not in a couple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unpaired — adjective 1》 not arranged in pairs. 2》 not forming one of a pair …   English new terms dictionary

  • unpaired — un·paired …   English syllables

  • unpaired — un•paired′ adj …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

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