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singlet

1. Physics a multiplet that has only one member
2. Chem a chemical bond consisting of one electron

singlet

[′siŋ·glət]
(quantum mechanics)
An energy level that is not split by a relatively weak interaction, and thus is not a multiplet or a member of a multiplet.
(spectroscopy)
A spectral line that cannot be resolved into components at even the highest resolution.
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The two officials noted that the Comelec decision was generally met with negative reactions when the procurement of the singlets and shirts became public.
The more we thought about wearing camouflage singlets, we realized that during our season we could bring awareness to local veterans in need,'' said Mazzola, who contacted the Worcester Inc.
The Higgs singlet is related to another particle, which is also yet to be found, the Higgs boson.
The UO teams will wear a white singlet with "OREGON" arched across the chest in classic lettering.
6], with the aim to understand better structural relationships on their ground and low-lying singlet states potential energy surfaces.
A simplified version of the Kondo lattice model, the Kondo necklace model, is studied at finite temperature using a representation for the localized and conduction electron spins in terms of local Kondo singlet and triplet operators.
In conventional fluorescent OLEDs, light emission occurs as a result of the recombination of singlet excitons, and the internal quantum efficiency is limited to approximately 25%.
Their conspicuous yellow singlets attracted the attention of viewers along the course, not the least of which was that of race director Cloney.
If you're into non-clothing souvenirs, there is a trio of stuffed creatures--Shredder (black with a red Mohawk hairdo), Flash (all white with a Smurf-like coiffure), and Star (bright pink with long ears, wearing singlets bearing either the U.
Or rather, the guys are thrown in love, grappling in floor-slamming wrestling moves that they execute wearing singlets.
And yet to play for Team USA is to risk being perceived as traitors rather than patriots by some NBA suits, or singlets, as it may be.