unpaired

adjective un·paired \ ˌən-ˈperd \

Definition of unpaired

:not paired: such as
a :not matched or mated
b :being an electron that does not share its orbital with another electron

Examples of unpaired in a Sentence

  1. found an unpaired shoe in the back of the closet

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First Known Use of unpaired

1598

unpaired Synonyms

Synonyms
unmatched, odd
Antonyms
matched, paired
Related Words
alone, lone, only, single, singular, sole, solitary

Medical Dictionary

unpaired

adjective un·paired \ ˌən-ˈpa(ə)rd, -ˈpe(ə)rd \

medical Definition of unpaired

1 a :not paired; especially :not matched or mated
b :characterized by the absence of pairing
  • electrons in the unpaired state
2 :situated in the median plane of the body
  • an unpaired anatomical part
; also :not matched by a corresponding part on the opposite side


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