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sin·gle·ton

(sing'gĕl-tŏn),
1. A fetus that develops alone.
2. Synonym(s): sport
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singleton

(sĭng′gəl-tən)
n.
1. One that is single, especially:
a. A child or animal born as a single birth, especially in contrast to one that is part of a multiple birth.
b. A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a player's hand.
c. An unmarried person.
d. Linguistics A nongeminate consonant.
2. An individual separated or distinguished from two or more of its group.

singleton

A baby or person who is not a twin or higher multiple.

singleton

Medtalk One baby. Cf Triplet, Twin.

sin·gle·ton

(sing'gĕl-tŏn)
A fetus that develops alone.
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Katherine Jenkins plays Singleton Park in Swansea on Sunday.
The judge, at first, said Singleton also had to reside in Bristol County, but later allowed her to live in a neighboring county.
Singleton immediately removed his seven horses from Waterhouse, ending a 35-year association with the trainer and blaming a "conflict of interests".
I knew if I didn't attack for the lead pretty quickly he would start defending, and next time Singleton celebrates around, I got a really good tow down the straight heading into the hairpin.
Otherwise we have F(e) = [R.sub.e] and we are sure that the case (b) and (c) of the definition of [R.sub.e] does not give a singleton. So if F(e) is a singleton, we are in the case (a) of the definition of [R.sub.e] and e is the unique element for which F(e) is the singleton of e.
Long involved in civic affairs, Singleton serves on several boards, including the Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center and the National Sports Center for the Disabled.
He said that post-acquisition, the rebranded entity will be named Kellett & Singleton Chartering - KASCHART and will operate from the existing premises in Dubai.
The Singletons will offer New York-style Coney Island dogs, tamales, chili cheese fries, chips and homemade salsa, Frito pies, taco salads and what they call the "Hawg Dog." The Hawg Dog is a bratwurst soaked for 24 hours in dark beer and served with sauerkraut and mustard.
Singleton's book beat off competition from Julie Burchill's Sugar Rush, a book exploring the issues surrounding lesbian love.
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These qualities, coupled with the nostalgia for all things '70s, likely prompted executives at Paramount Studios to give a green light to the $46 million budget for director John Singleton's remake--or, rather, his "update"--of Shaft for a new generation.
William Dean Singleton, vice chairman and chief executive officer of MediaNews, told the Newspaper Association Managers annual meeting in Durango, Colo., that publishers in his group "like you and they think you serve them well."