a person or thing occurring singly, especially an individual set apart from others.
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.
Chiefly British. an unmarried person; a single.
Cards. a card that is the only one of a suit in a hand.
Mathematics. a set consisting of one given element.
(bridge) an original holding of one card only in a suit
a single object, individual, etc, separated or distinguished from a pair or group
(maths) a set containing only one member
a person who is neither married nor in a relationship
[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)
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