唯一; 唯一的; 獨特的
U·nique, n. A thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled. [R.]
The phenix, the unique of birds. --De Quincey.
U·nique a. Being without a like or equal; unmatched; unequaled; unparalleled; single in kind or excellence; sole. -- U*nique*ly, adv. -- U*nique*ness, n.
adj 1: radically distinctive and without equal; "he is alone in the
field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether
alone in its penetration of the problem"; "Bach was
unique in his handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen
whose skill is unequaled"; "unparalleled athletic
ability"; "a breakdown of law unparalleled in our
history" [syn: alone(p), unequaled, unequalled,
2: (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category
or condition or locality; "a species unique to Australia"
3: the single one of its kind; "a singular example"; "the
unique existing example of Donne's handwriting"; "a unique
copy of an ancient manuscript"; "certain types of problems
have unique solutions" [syn: singular]
4: highly unusual or rare but not the single instance; "spoke
with a unique accent"; "had unique ability in raising
funds"; "a frankness unique in literature"; "a unique