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singleton

1. Bridge an original holding of one card only in a suit
2. Maths a set containing only one member

Singleton

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

In a bucket (or funnel) chart, all of the planets but one are on one side of an astrological chart. The isolated planet is called the handle or singleton.

singleton

[′siŋ·gəl·tən]
(mathematics)
A set that has only one element.
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He said Singleton, who worked in Holland for much of his life, played a lesser role.
Singleton moved into Union lines, made himself useful to Union officers, and against their counsel began recruiting blacks for service in the Union army.
Overall Singleton is buying larger, more stable newspapers rather than those on the endangered species list, but some of his acquisitions, like the one in Long Beach, will endure some cutbacks.
Whereas I was happy for a GP service to be established next to Morriston Accident and Emergency, I do not believe that this should be at the expense of the existing service in Singleton Hospital.
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The collection can currently be accessed only on site at the Singleton Convent.
Al Singleton was a class individual, a true gentleman and a real foundryman whose contribution to the industry will be sorely missed.
Dan Singleton has been instrumental in the success of Harland Clarke for the past 21 years," said Dawson.
Phil Singleton says, "We thought we had something pretty good from the get-go, but as the reviews and endorsements starting coming in from industry leaders and bestselling authors, we knew we had something really special.
Despite a record of 70 offences Mark Andrew Singleton, 39, had renewed hope for his future as he looked forward to becoming a dad for the first time.
They beat Tracey Singleton and Diane Firth 21-17 in the showpiece at New Mill BC.