singleton (plural singletons)

  1. (playing cards) A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.
  2. (playing cards) A hand containing only one card of a certain suit.
  3. A single object, especially one of a group.
  4. (computing) A class that may not be instantiated more than once, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.
  5. (mathematics) A set with exactly one element.
  6. A child or animal that is born singly, not as a twin or other multiple birth.
    singleton preterm birth
  7. A person without a romantic partner.
  8. A person without a dissociative identity.
  9. (phonetics) A single consonant, as opposed to a geminated consonant.
    singleton sonorants
Antonyms Translations
  • Russian: элеме́нт
  • German: Singleton
  • Portuguese: singleton
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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