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unicursal

Line breaks: uni|cur¦sal
Pronunciation: /ˌjuːnɪˈkəːs(ə)l
 
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Definition of unicursal in English:

adjective

Mathematics
Relating to or denoting a curve or surface which is closed and can be drawn or swept out in a single movement.
Example sentences
  • He then performed a ritual utilizing his new found knowledge of the unicursal hexagram to generate a pattern of movement in space relating to Fuller's vector equilibrium model.
  • Crowley introduced a unicursal hexigram, where it is drawn with one connecting line, popularized in Thelema.
  • During the last couple of decades, mazes and unicursal labyrinths have once again become popular.

Origin

mid 19th century: from uni- 'one' + Latin cursus 'course' + -al.

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