Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not branched; not provided with branches.

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  • adjective Having no branches
  • adjective organic chemistry straight-chain

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  • adjective without branches

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If we have unbranched descent, then it forms a nested hierarchy if we group by branch and stem.

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  • Translated from the greek Amorphophallus titanum means "giant misshapen penis," and while the Rafflesia has the world's largest flower, the titan lays claim to the largest unbranched cluster of flowers in the world.

    Boing Boing

  • When your young willow has achieved twelve and a half feet of straight, unbranched stem, you plant it out in the field to a depth of at least thirty inches.

    Wildwood

  • Irene's group had been investigating the production of unbranched polyethylene chains.

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  • Irene's group had been investigating the production of unbranched polyethylene chains.

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  • When your young willow has achieved twelve and a half feet of straight, unbranched stem, you plant it out in the field to a depth of at least thirty inches.

    Wildwood

  • "The first feather should basically be an unbranched tube," says evolutionary ornithologist Richard Prum at Yale University, among those who proposed the theory.

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  • As an example , two sequential targets in an unbranched section of the network embedded in an negative feedback produces a dose-matrix that best fits a potentiation model shown here, adapted from Fig3.

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  • As an example , two sequential targets in an unbranched section of the network embedded in an negative feedback produces a dose-matrix that best fits a potentiation model shown here, adapted from Fig3.

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  • Baicalia is a branching columnar stromatolite forming in subtidal areas, where C. columnaris is a highly elongated, unbranched, columnar stromatolite living in quiet waters below the tidal zone.

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