unidirectional

[yoo-ni-di-rek-shuh-nl, -dahy-]
adjective
operating or moving in one direction only; not changing direction: a unidirectional flow.

Origin:
1880–85; uni- + directional

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To unidirectional
Collins
World English Dictionary
unidirectional (ˌjuːnɪdɪˈrɛkʃənəl, -daɪ-)
 
adj
having, moving in, or operating in only one direction

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
It's fair to say that so-called unidirectional amplifiers have had a profound impact on our society.
Clearly it is unidirectional, which makes it different than the others.
Most models of anticipation take for granted that events unfold in a unidirectional flow of time, from past to future.
When returns are in the walls, there are restrictions as to how wide the room can be and still maintain unidirectional flow.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;