[sing-guh l-ak-ting] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈæk tɪŋ/
(of a reciprocating engine, pump, etc.) having pistons accomplishing work only in one direction.
Compare double-acting (def 1).
(of a reciprocating engine or pump) having a piston or pistons that are pressurized on one side only Compare double-acting (sense 1)
adjective 1. only one in number; one only; unique; sole: a single example. 2. of, relating to, or suitable for one person only: a single room. 3. solitary or sole; lone: He was the single survivor. 4. unmarried or not in a romantic relationship: a single man. 5. pertaining to the unmarried state: the single […]
- Singing telegram
noun 1. a greetings service in which a person is employed to present greetings by singing to the person celebrating
- Singing hinny
noun 1. a type of currant cake popular in NE England which, when cooked on a griddle, makes a singing noise
[sing-guh l-trak] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈtræk/ adjective 1. (of a railroad or section of a railroad’s route) having but one set of tracks, so that trains going in opposite directions must be scheduled to meet only at points where there are sidings. 2. having a narrow scope; one-track: He has a single-track mind. single-track adjective 1. (of […]