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single 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsiNGgəl/,
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Only one; not one of several,
  1. Only one; not one of several
    • - a single red rose
    • - the kingdom was ruled over by a single family
  2. Regarded separately or as distinct from each other or others in a group
    • - she wrote down every single word
    • - it's our single most popular beach
  3. Even one (used for emphasis)
    • - they didn't receive a single reply
  4. Designed or suitable for one person
    • - a single bed
  5. Not accompanied or supported by others; alone

  6. Unmarried or not involved in a stable sexual relationship
    • - a single mother
  7. Consisting of one part
    • - the studio was a single large room
  8. (of a ticket) Not valid for the return trip; one-way

  9. (of a flower) Having only one whorl of petals

  10. Denoting an alcoholic drink that consists of one measure of liquor
    • - a single whiskey
  11. Free from duplicity or deceit; ingenuous
    • - a pure and single heart
Verb
  1. Choose someone or something from a group for special treatment
    • - one newspaper was singled out for criticism
  2. Hit a single
    • - Aaron singled to center
  3. Cause (a run) to be scored by hitting a single
    • - they each singled in a run
  4. Advance (a runner) by hitting a single

Noun
  1. An individual person or thing rather than part of a pair or a group

  2. A short record with one song on each side

  3. People who are unmarried or not involved in a stable sexual relationship
    • - a singles bar
  4. A one-way ticket

  5. A bedroom, esp. in a hotel, that is suitable for one person

  6. A single measure of liquor

  7. A one-dollar bill

  8. A hit that allows the batter to reach first base safely

  9. (esp. in tennis and badminton) A game or competition for individual players, not pairs or teams


  1. a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
  2. individual: being or characteristic of a single thing or person; "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"
  3. hit a single; "the batter singled to left field"
  4. one: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"
  5. used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals; "single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals"
  6. unmarried: not married or related to the unmarried state; "unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?"
  7. In baseball, a single is the most common type of base hit, accomplished through the act of a batter safely reaching first base by hitting a fair ball (thus becoming a runner) and getting to first base before a fielder puts him out. ...
  8. In the sport of cricket, a single is scored when the batsman take one run, either following a successful shot (with the run attributed to the on-strike batsman) or when running for a bye or leg bye (counted as an extra).
  9. Single is an upcoming film created by Duck in a Truck Productions and . It stars Wilder Shaw, Ezra Edmond, Julian Timm, Mark Donica, and Kristina Plisko. It was directed by Edmond & Shaw, and was produced by Edmond. Single was filmed in the summer of 2009 throughout Los Angeles, CA. ...
  10. A single (single point, or rouge), in Canadian football, is awarded when the ball is kicked into the end zone by any legal means, other than a successful field goal, and the receiving team does not return, or kick, the ball out of its end zone. ...
  11. In railway terminology, a single is a steam locomotive with a single pair of driving wheels. Some sources use 'Single' only for the 2-2-2 type, also known as a Jenny Lind locomotive, but more commonly singles could have any number of leading or trailing wheels.
  12. In music, a single or record single is a type of release, typically a short recording of one or more separate tracks. This can be released for sale to the public in a variety of different formats. ...
  13. A 45rpm vinyl record with one song on side A and one on side B; A popular song released and sold (on any format) nominally on its own though usually has at least one extra track; One who is not married; A score of one run; A hit in baseball where the batter advances to first base; A tile that ...
  14. (Singles) A term used to indicate the diameter of a yarn; the smaller the number, the thicker the yarn.
  15. (Singles) a tennis game played by two players
  16. (Singles) The simplest of all bets is the single. With a single bet on a football match, only one outcome is backed, and the bet can generally either win or lose, although in Asian handicap, there are other possibilities. ...
  17. (Singles) A tire and wheel assembly, mounted, alone, on one side of an axle.
  18. (Singles) means two players playing together either in strokeplay or matchplay.
  19. (Singles) When one player competes against one opponent. In singles, the doubles alleys (the long boxes at the sides of the court) are considered out-of-bounds.
  20. (Singles (1B)) Calculated as hits minus (doubles plus triples plus home runs).
  21. (Singles) "Caught By The Fuzz" | "Mansize Rooster" | "Lose It" | "Lenny" | "Alright/Time | "Going Out" | "Richard III" | "Sun Hits the Sky" | "Late in the Day" | "Cheapskate" | "Pumping on Your Stereo" | "Moving" | "Mary" | "Never Done Nothing Like That Before" | "Grace" | "Seen the Light" | " ...
  22. (Singles) "Dick in a Box" • "Jizz in My Pants" • "I'm on a muthafuckin' Boat" • "Like a Boss" • "Boombox" • "I Just Had Sex" • "The muthafuckin' Creep" • "We're Back!" • "Motherlover" • "Turtleneck & Chain" • "Jack Sparrow" • "We'll Kill U" • "3-Way (The muthafuckin' Golden Rule)"
  23. (Singles) "Down in It" ï "Head Like a Hole" ï "Sin" ï "Happiness in Slavery" ï "Wish" ï "March of the Pigs" ï "Closer" ï "Burn" ï "Hurt" ï "The Perfect Drug" ï "The Day the World Went Away" ï "We're in This Together" ï "Into the Void" ï "Starfuckers, Inc. ...
  24. (Singles) Bodies | Tear Away | Sinner | Step Up | Love and War | Killin' Me | Soldiers
  25. (Singles) Can be played in open times. KBC would encourage members who wish to play singles to take advantage of our quiet times especially Saturday PM, Sunday AM, after 9:00 pm Tuesday etc. Prime times are quite busy. ...