a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue.
a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue
such a tax
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noun 1. (computing) the execution of an entire task from beginning to end without interruption
noun, British. 1. a one-way ticket. single ticket noun 1. (Brit) a ticket entitling a passenger to travel only to his destination, without returning US and Canadian equivalent one-way ticket Compare return ticket
noun 1. a person or thing occurring singly, especially an individual set apart from others. 2. a child or animal that is the only one born at one birth: a research program involving twins and singletons. an only child in a family. 3. Chiefly British. an unmarried person; a single. 4. Cards. a card that […]
[sing-guh l-ak-ting] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈæk tɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of a reciprocating engine, pump, etc.) having pistons accomplishing work only in one direction. Compare double-acting (def 1). single-acting adjective 1. (of a reciprocating engine or pump) having a piston or pistons that are pressurized on one side only Compare double-acting (sense 1)