from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • On one path of a moving element.


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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