from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Games A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a player's hand.
- n. An individual separated or distinguished from two or more of its group.
- n. An offspring born alone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.
- n. A single object, especially one of a group.
- n. A class that may not be instantiated more than once, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.
- n. A set with exactly one element.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In certain games at cards, as whist, a single card of any suit held at the deal by a player.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A silly fellow; a simpleton.
- n. In whist, a hand containing only one card of some suit; a card which is the only one of a suit in the hand of a player.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt
- n. a single object (as distinguished from a pair)
- n. a set containing a single member
Although women with a term singleton cephalic pregnancy with a previous caesarean section (group 5) represented only 11. 4% of the obstetric population, this group was the largest contributor to the overall caesarean section rate (26. 7% of all the caesarean section).
A general rule of thumb is that the mother should gain 25 to 35 pounds, the weight of a full-term singleton pregnancy, by the end of the second trimester—and then gain an additional 15 to 25 pounds in the last trimester.
The study recruited full-term singleton children born in 1991 in 10 geographic areas and measured their height and weight from ages 2 to 12 years.
Long-term singleton Jennifer Aniston, 39, gets up close and personal with her toyboy lover, musician John Mayer, and clearly doesn't care who notices.
Long-term singleton Jennifer Aniston gets up close and personal with her toyboy lover, musician John Mayer, and clearly doesn't care who notices.
The most common cause of perinatal death was congenital abnormality (24%) and for term singleton babies, unexplained antepartum death (25%), congenital abnormality (17%) and hypoxic peripartum death (14%).
Each planet is defined as a Scala "object" which is really nothing more than a singleton, which is what enum values are in Java.
Red: In regard to the 'preborn' of Suza's reality, a singleton is the medical reference to one fetus in the womb I'm alone...alone in the wombbbbb as opposed to twins, etc.
In programming a singleton is a class which only allows one copy of itself within an individual app domain.
N of natural numbers form a subalgebra of the powerset Boolean algebra 2N not isomorphic to the free Boolean algebra, but it has atoms, namely the singleton sets.