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single-decker

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal Brit a bus with only one passenger deck
Translations

single-decker

[ˌsɪŋglˈdekəʳ] Nautobús m de un solo piso

single-decker

[ˌsɪŋglˈdɛkəʳ] n (Brit) → autobus m inv a un piano solo

single

(ˈsiŋgl) adjective
1. one only. The spider hung on a single thread.
2. for one person only. a single bed/mattress.
3. unmarried. a single person.
4. for or in one direction only. a single ticket/journey/fare.
noun
1. a gramophone record with only one tune or song on each side. This group have just brought out a new single.
2. a one-way ticket.
ˈsingleness noun
ˈsingles noun plural
1. (also noun singular) in tennis etc, a match or matches with only one player on each side. The men's singles are being played this week; (also adjective) a singles match.
2. (especially American) unmarried (usually young) people. a bar for singles; (also adjective) a singles holiday/club.
ˈsingly adverb
one by one; separately. They came all together, but they left singly.
ˌsingle-ˈbreasted adjective
(of a coat, jacket etc) having only one row of buttons. a single-breasted tweed suit.
ˌsingle-ˈdecker noun, adjective
(a bus etc) having only one deck or level. a single-decker (bus).
ˌsingle-ˈhanded adjective, adverb
working etc by oneself, without help. He runs the restaurant single-handed; single-handed efforts.
single ˈparent noun
a mother or father who brings up a child or children on her or his own. a single-parent family.
single out
to choose or pick out for special treatment. He was singled out to receive special thanks for his help.
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Single-deckers are tricky, but the Streetlite is light and good with fuel.
Being single-deckers in the main, this means there isn't enough room to allow the bus to pull entirely onto the stop.
Volvo, Optare, Wrightbus and Van Hool will supply the rest of the new fleet, which is based around 95 double-decker buses, 87 single-deckers, 141 midi-buses, 11 mini-buses, 37 coaches and 19 hybrid vehicles, which produce 30% less carbon emissions than standard buses.
Volvo, Optare, Wrightbus and Van Hool will supply the rest of the new fleet, which includes 95 double-decker buses, 87 single-deckers and 37 coaches Stagecoach said it had invested pounds 370m in new vehicles for its regional bus operations over the past five years.
The single-deckers will run on the number 15 Huyton to Liverpool route and also on the Southport number 49 service.
album that to answer by really born than a use of and It seems, however, thatArriva have since decided to opt out of the quality bus agreement as P/R registration (1997 vintage) single-deckers with step entrances (useless for disabled passengers) frequently turn up on routes 10/10A.
While Stagecoach may be more reliable than Arriva, the single-deckers they provide on the 36, 37 and 38 services are inadequate, in my view.
Stagecoach's entire order for all four companies added up to 13 single-deckers, 160 double-deckers, 165 midi-buses, 95 minibuses and 31 coaches.
Vehicle manufacturers Alexander Dennis, Optare, Plaxton and Volvo will supply a total of 13 single-deckers, 160 double-deckers, 165 midi-buses, 95 minibuses and 31 coaches.
The Perth bus and rail operator is ordering 169 double-deckers, single-deckers and midibuses.