from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of or marked by only one part or element.
- adj. Of or relating to a telecommunications system in which only one message can be sent in either direction at one time.
- n. Mathematics A Euclidean geometric spatial element having the minimum number of boundary points, such as a line segment in one-dimensional space, a triangle in two-dimensional space, or a tetrahedron in three-dimensional space.
- n. Linguistics A word that has no affixes and is not part of a compound; a simple word.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Single, simple; not complex.
- adj. unidirectional
- n. An analogue in any dimension of the triangle or tetrahedron: the convex hull of n+1 points in n-dimensional space.
- n. A simple word, one without affixes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Simple; single: applied to telegraphy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having only one part or element
- adj. allowing communication in only one direction at a time, or in telegraphy allowing only one message over a line at a time
Latin, simple; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin (Wiktionary)