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Noun

Singular
singleton

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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.
  2. A single object, especially one of a group.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A design pattern to force a class to have no more than one instance at any given time.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A class that may not be instantiated more than once at a time, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A set with just one element.

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: siŋɘltɔn

Noun

singleton m. (plural s, diminutive netje)

  1. A singleton (lone playing card).

singleton n. (plural s, diminutive netje)

  1. A singleton (design pattern, class, set).

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