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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

[sing′gəlton]
an offspring born alone.

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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Singleton, an outfielder, was 19 and headed into his sophomore season at Charleston Southern University when his mother was killed.
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Singleton had always denied playing any part in the murder, telling jurors he was framed.
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Prosecutors allege Singleton helped Hernandez's ''right-hand man'' Ernest Wallace travel to Florida after the killing.
Clark claimed the second 91-0, Singleton a scrappy third 55-23.
The 16-year-old Coles Racing ace travelled to high-speed Oxfordshire circuit Shenington sitting eighth in the Super 1 standings during his maiden season at Senior Rotax level In qualifying, Singleton wound up eighth out of the 34 Senior Rotax entrants but what ensued were two torrid heat races indeed.
In his rookie Senior Rotax campaign, Singleton had his best finish yet of fifth place in the preceding Super 1 outing at Larkhall, Scotland.
The tragedy comes after the death of a second baby - also linked to Singleton Hospital in Swansea - from the same antibiotic-resistant strain of the infection.
Grandma Singleton was the great grandmother of Tilly Carefoot, the current owner of the company.