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sin·glet

 (sĭng′glĭt)
n.
1. A sleeveless, tight-fitting undershirt or athletic shirt.
2. A tight-fitting, one-piece garment consisting of shorts and a sleeveless top with a collar that sometimes dips low on the chest, worn in wrestling.
3. Physics A multiplet with a single member.
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singlet

(ˈsɪŋɡlɪt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Brit and Austral a man's sleeveless undergarment covering the body from the shoulders to the hips
2. (Clothing & Fashion) Austral a similar sleeveless garment worn as outerwear. Also called (in Britain): vest
3. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Brit a garment worn with shorts by athletes, boxers, etc
4. NZ a black woollen outer garment worn by bushmen
5. (General Physics) physics a multiplet that has only one member
6. (Chemistry) chem a chemical bond consisting of one electron
[C18: from single, on the model of doublet]
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sin•glet

(ˈsɪŋ glɪt)

n.
1. a loose-fitting, sleeveless athletic jersey.
2. Chiefly Brit. a man's undershirt.
3. a single unit; an unpaired or separate item.
[1740–50; on the model of doublet]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.singlet - a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the bodysinglet - a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
undergarment, unmentionable - a garment worn under other garments
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Translations

singlet

[ˈsɪŋglɪt] Ncamiseta f sin mangas, camiseta f de tirantes, playera f (LAm)
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singlet

[ˈsɪŋglɪt] n (British)
(= sleeveless T-shirt) → débardeur m, marcel m; (for athletes)débardeur m
(= undershirt) → marcel m
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singlet

n (Brit Sport) → ärmelloses Trikot; (= underclothing)(ärmelloses) Unterhemd, Trikothemd nt
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singlet

[ˈsɪŋglɪt] n (esp Brit) → canottiera
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References in classic literature ?
They wore a sort of uniform of red golfing jackets and white sweaters, football singlet, and stockings and boots and each had let his fancy play about his head-dress.
Its owner had taken off his tunic, and in white trousers and a thin, short-sleeved singlet prowled behind the chair-backs nursing his meagre el- bows.
Ross affirmed, proceeding stolidly with the knitting of the woollen singlet on her knees--one of the countless under-garments that she interminably knitted for her skipper sons.
Sheldon knelt beside him, the house-boys grouped around, their white singlets and loin-cloths peculiarly at variance with their dark skins and savage countenances, their huge ear-plugs and carved and glistening nose-rings.
Sies, "Singlet molecular oxygen production in the reaction of peroxynitrite with hydrogen peroxide," FEBS Letters, vol.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Milksop 9 Inlet 10 Ingle 11 Canteen 12 UFO 13 Measured 16 Seashell 17 Cue 19 In limbo 21 Verdi 22 Start 23 Resolve DOWN: 1 Omnibus 2 Flagpole 3 Isle 4 Biannual 5 Blue 6 Stone 8 Package tour 13 Messmate 14 Encircle 15 Recipes 18 First 20 Lean 21 Vase QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Reflections 8 Sad 9 Opt 11 Nightie 12 Altar 13 One 14 Emu 15 Singlet 17 Tab 19 Oath 21 Eyes 23 User 25 Twee 27 Era 29 Sober up 31 Act 34 Cos 36 Raise 37 On leave 38 Ale 39 Pet 40 Frankfurter DOWN: 1 Rain 2 Edge 3 Lattice 4 Clergy 5 Irate 6 Note 7 Spam 8 Snout 10 Truth 16 Toe 18 Bee 20 Are 22 Yes 24 Squalor 25 Tiara 26 Set off 28 Asset 30 Ocean 32 Calf 33 Tier 34 Cape 35 Over
Wearing a singlet in high school means representing your high school team in track or cross country.
Mrs Cameron, who chose a black singlet and floral skirt for the occasion, appeared in relaxed mood, kicking off her flip-flops.
Abdul-Amir al-Zaidi told the National Iraqi News Agency / Nina / that the forces belonging to the Command and the popular mobilization were able, at dawn today, of destroying 12 vehicles belonging to the IS and killed those in them in security operations in different parts of Diyala province, adding that mechanisms were carrying singlet and elements of the organization.
1H NMR of complex 3 showed a singlet at 2.1, a triplet at d 2.5 a broad singlet at 5.4ppm representing the protons associated withligand 1 in coordination to the metal ion.
Although superoxide anion production is essential for bacterial cell killing, the subsequent release of hydrogen peroxide and other additional reactions produces more dangerous ROS, including singlet oxygen and the hydroxyl radical.Although not a free radial, singlet oxygen can be formed in some radical reactions and can also lead to others since it is one of the most active intermediates involved in biochemical reactions.