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Definition of the noun singleton

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noun - plural: singletons

  1. a single object (as distinguished from a pair)
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic words: 1 / ace / I / one / single / unity = the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    • more specific words: fellow / mate = one of a pair
  2. a set containing a single member
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  3. the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: playing card = one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games

Alternative definition of the noun singleton

noun

  1. [context: playing cards] A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.
  2. A single object, especially one of a group.
  3. [computing] A class that may not be instantiated more than once, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.
  4. [mathematics] A set with exactly one element.

Places

  1. Singleton is a town on the banks of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. Singleton is 197 kilometres north-north-west of Sydney, and 80 kilometres northwest of Newcastle. At the 2011 census, Singleton had a population of 13,961, with a wider local government area population of 22,694.
  2. Singleton is a village and civil parish in Lancashire, England. It is situated on the coastal plain called The Fylde. It is located south-east of Poulton-le-Fylde, and at the 2001 census had a population of 877. The parish is sometimes referred to as two parts – Great Singleton is the larger part containing the village, and Little Singleton is a small area north of the village bordering the River Wyre.
  3. Singleton is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It lies in the Lavant valley, north of Chichester on the A286 road to Midhurst.
  4. Singleton is an outer southern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, located within the City of Rockingham. It is the southernmost suburb of the Perth Metropolitan Area and is actually closer to the regional city Mandurah than either Perth CBD or Rockingham. The area is under a development near the school, Singleton Primary, and near the main oval, Laurie Stanford Reserve. There is a Shell service station, a small shopping centre, and a school.

Group

Singleton is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Singleton is a fictional film character.
  2. Singleton is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ray Singleton, Jack Singleton, Will Singleton, Alice Singleton and Frank Singleton.

Miscellanea

  1. Singleton: In mathematics, a singleton, also known as a unit set, is a set with exactly one element. For example, the set {0} is a singleton.
    • also known as 单元素集合
  2. Singleton: In futurology, a singleton is a hypothetical world order in which there is a single decision-making agency at the highest level, capable of exerting effective control over its domain, and permanently preventing both internal and external threats to its supremacy. The term seems to have been first defined by Nick Bostrom.
  3. Singleton is a term for a lifestyle choice used to describe human beings who prefer living alone.
  4. Singleton is a family name.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Singleton

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Google previewPower Electronics Handbook (2010)

Devices, Circuits and Applications by Muhammad H. Rashid

The fuzzy singleton is a special function in which the membership value is one for only one X PV X NV 1 1 X ZE X PV X NV...

for a continuous degree of membership and prefer a binary valued function, the fuzzy singleton is an ideal candidate.

Google previewObject-Oriented JavaScript (2017)

by Ved Antani, Stoyan Stefanov

Singleton is a creational design pattern, meaning that its focus is on creating objects. It helps you when you want to...

In JavaScript, because there are no classes, a singleton is the default and most natural pattern. Every object is a singleton ...

Google previewJavascript: Object Oriented Programming (2016)

by Ved Antani, Gaston C. Hillar, Stoyan Stefanov, Kumar Chetan Sharma

Singleton is a creational design pattern meaning that its focus is on creating objects. It helps when you want to make...

In JavaScript, because there are no classes, a singleton is the default and most natural pattern. Every object is a singleton ...

Google previewUnderstanding Physics and Physical Chemistry Using Formal Graphs (2012)

by Eric Vieil

By contrast, a singleton is a single entity. Two (or several) dipoles sharing the same effort are mounted in parallel in the equivalent circuit language. Two (or several) dipoles sharing the same flow are mounted in series in the equivalent circuit ...

Google previewFormal Languages, Automata and Numeration Systems (2014)

by Michel Rigo

First start with the finite alphabet A equipped with the discrete topology: every singleton is an open set and thus any subset of A is also open. The set AN can be seen as the Cartesian product of countably many copies of A. We recall some ...

Google previewDante Encyclopedia (2010)

by Richard Lansing

Singleton turned hisattention to Dante, publishing An Essay onthe VitaNuova (Harvard University Press) in1949, ...

Google previewThe Mental Lexicon and Vocabulary Learning (2010)

Implications for the Foreign Language Classroom by Saskia Kersten

Singleton, D. (1999). Exploring the Second Language Mental Lexicon. Cambridge: CUP. Singleton, D. (2000). Language and the Lexicon. An Introduction. London: Arnold. Singleton ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Women in Business: M-Z (2005)

by Carol Krismann

com Pelham, Mary Singleton Copley (1710-1789), Shopkeeper Mary Singleton Copley Pelham is known chiefly as the mother of John ...

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of Greater New York and Its Neighborhood ... 1879 (1904)

By ESTHER SINGLEToN. Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Cloth, $5.oo net. “A volume of great charm and of elaborate beauty.”—New York World. - “It is an entertaining book as well as one of great historical value.”—Philadelphia Inquirer.

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Singleton, D. and Le;niewska, J. (2009) ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

Paul Singleton. deficient in other repair functions. One approach to the diagnosis of XP involves assessment of DNA repair capability in cells that have been pre- exposed to DNA-damaging UV radiation (usually at 254 nm); control cells (from ...

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Singleton Meaning

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All Bridget Jones did was give us a word for it - singleton - which was the worst possible thing. (Daisy Donovan)
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Scrabble value of S1I1N1G2L1E1T1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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