Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • On one path of a moving element.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Geom.) That can be passed over in a single course; -- said of a curve when the coördinates of the point on the curve can be expressed as rational algebraic functions of a single parameter θ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Being composed entirely of a single continuous path or line
  • noun An object or figure composed entirely of a single continuous path or line (e.g. a Turf Maze)

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Examples

  • A chain of unicursal hexagrams etched around the rim.

    Soul Trapper

  • A chain of unicursal hexagrams etched around the rim.

    Soul Trapper

  • The tray's pattern is meant to represent a unicursal labyrinth, as an aid to morning contemplation.

    Three: A Heavenly Mansion

  • Back in the late 1990s, when I was toying the idea of designing my own Tarot deck as a gag, Gary Coleman was going to be my version of the unicursal hexagram card included in some decks.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • A labyrinth has a single (unicursal) path that is walked in order to enhance physical, psychological, or spiritual wellbeing.

    May 2: First Annual World Labyrinth Day

  • A labyrinth has a single (unicursal) path that is walked in order to enhance physical, psychological, or spiritual wellbeing. '

    May 2: First Annual World Labyrinth Day

  • Four regions of this starting knot are replaced with a scaled-down copy of the full starting knot, incorporated in such a way that the iterated knot is still unicursal.

    بالاترین

  • Four regions of this starting knot are replaced with a scaled-down copy of the full starting knot, incorporated in such a way that the iterated knot is still unicursal.

    بالاترین

  • A single-path (unicursal) labyrinth has only a single Eulerian path to the center.

    TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com

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  • "Labyrinths and mazes are two distinct creatures. In the modern world, we are most familiar with the maze, an intricate and often confusing network of interconnecting pathways or tunnels designed to challenge the skills of all who enter. Mazes are multicursal.(...) In contrast, a true labyrinth is unicursal. (...) There is one well-defined path that leads into the center and back out again." Peter Morville in Ambient Findability.

    January 3, 2007