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single-decker

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal Brit a bus with only one passenger deck
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single-decker

[ˌsɪŋglˈdekəʳ] Nautobús m de un solo piso
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single-decker

[ˌsɪŋglˈdɛkəʳ] n (Brit) → autobus m inv a un piano solo
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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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A spokeswoman for the force confirmed they received reports of a crash involving a single-decker bus and two pedestrians at the junction of North John Street and Victoria Street.
The accident, between a single-decker coach and a double-decker bus, took place in the town centre bus station at around 4pm.
It would be recalled that the procurement of busses - 300 double-decker, 100 single-decker and 50 articulated - was one of the successful projects implemented under the 1st Line of Credit to Bangladesh.
The 69-year-old man suffered minor, non life-threatening injuries when he was knocked down by a single-decker bus, just before 2.25pm on Monday, at the spot known as Maxwell's Corner.
The result of a two-year project, the Flybrid system can be retrofitted to the latest generation of Wrightbus's single-decker Streetlite bus or be included in new vehicles.
The E300 is a full-length single-decker and the E400 is a twin-axle double-deck bus.
The pensioner, named locally as Lilian Wilson, was killed after being hit by a single-decker bus in Gateshead.
Meanwhile, our single-decker 243 is unique in being a one-off used only on the Bute Street to Mill Lane route for its service life of just nine years from delivery in 1955.
He had been travelling north on the road towards Gosforth High Street while the single-decker Arriva bus was travelling south.
Pictured is one of these trams, towing a single-decker carriage (not visible in the photo), which has just pulled into Mahattat el-Raml, near the famous Cecil Hotel, in the heart of Alex.

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