Definitions

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  • adj. having a single seed

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Examples

  • In fact, the one-seed Capitals lost to the eight-seed Montreal Canadiens last season, in a 4-3 series.

    Why the Rangers Can Beat the Mighty Caps

  • To make it, Butler had to beat an updated version of itself on Saturday: Virginia Commonwealth University, a wildly entertaining 11th seed that had charged into the Final Four by stunning one-seed Kansas, busting President Obama's tournament bracket and even making the NCAA feel good about its goofy "First Four" gimmick VCU was a First Four appetizer that somehow survived until the dessert course.

    The Butler Bandwagon Rides Again

  • For second-seeded Pittsburgh, it is hard to imagine losing a one-seed, regardless of how they play.

    The 2009 Big East Tournament, Top to Bottom

  • Vegetation is dominated by pinyon pine, one-seed juniper, and some ponderosa pine at higher elevations.

    Ecoregions of New Mexico (EPA)

  • According to the Aristotelian one-seed theory of conception, a mother provided only menstrual blood as unformed matter, to which the male seed brought both heat and the power to transform that matter into a human body: "The woman appears like a child or an imperfect male, and her menses like undigested sperm, retaining its bloody shape owing to the weakness of heat."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • While neither is the marquee team they were supposed to face in the tournament (Louisville and Pittsburgh were the teams expected to advance by seeding), the Mountaineers claimed their 25th and 26th wins and kept that dream of a one-seed alive.

    Sportsfrog.com

  • "If you have a six - or seven-seed playing a one-seed in the Elite Eight, that's a prime upset candidate," Jacobson said.

    Scientific Blogging

  • For a team to make its way into the Elite Eight round, they try to avoid playing a one-seed as much as possible, Jacobson said.

    Scientific Blogging

  • As it turns out, Kentucky wasn't an obstacle for Bob Huggins 'team, who knocked off John Calipari's one-seed Wildcats 73-66, and advance to the Final Four for the first time since Jerry West was the leading Mountaineer.

    About.com Basketball

  • The eighth-seed Lady Titans beat number-nine Loyola to earn the right to face the one-seed at the Kress at 7 P.M.

    WBAY Action 2 News

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