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single file

n.
A line of people, animals, or things standing or moving one behind the other. Also called Indian file.

single file adv.
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single file

n
a line of persons, animals, or things ranged one behind the other, either stationary or moving
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sin′gle file′


n.
1. a line of persons or things arranged one behind the other.
adv.
2. in such a line: to walk single file.
[1660–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.single file - a line of persons or things ranged one behind the othersingle file - a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
snake dance - a group advancing in a single-file serpentine path
column - a line of units following one after another
line - a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
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Translations

single file

n in single filein fila indiana
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