[sing-guh l-trak] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈtræk/
(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.
having a narrow scope; one-track:
He has a single-track mind.
(of a railway) having only a single pair of lines, so that trains can travel in only one direction at a time
(of a road) only wide enough for one vehicle
able to think about only one thing; one-track
- Single transferable vote
noun 1. (modifier) of or relating to a system of voting in which voters list the candidates in order of preference. Any candidate achieving a predetermined proportion of the votes in a constituency is elected. Votes exceeding this amount and those cast for the bottom candidate are redistributed according to the stated preferences. Redistribution continues […]
noun 1. whiffletree. noun 1. a variant, esp US and Austral, of swingletree
[sing-guh l-val-yood] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈvæl yud/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. (of a function) having the property that each element in the domain has corresponding to it exactly one element in the range.
noun 1. See under whip (def 24). verb (used with object), whipped or whipt, whipping. 1. to beat with a strap, lash, rod, or the like, especially by way of punishment or chastisement; flog; thrash: Criminals used to be whipped for minor offenses. 2. to strike with quick, repeated strokes of something slender and flexible; […]