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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.

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]

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]
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
Translations

singlet

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

singlet

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

singlet

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

singlet

[ˈsɪŋglɪt] n (esp Brit) → canottiera
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tenders are invited for Singlet Shite Vest Cotton Round Neck Short Sleeves
All those that register in advance will receive a replica singlet worn by Thomas, with the words Abegweit Amateur Athletic Association on it.
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.
These effects appear to result, in part, from the generation of singlet oxygen during photoactivation of hypericin.
That is probably why I am still wearing the singlet I competed in
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.