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Definitions for singleton
ˈsɪŋ gəl tənsin·gle·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. singletonnoun

    a single object (as distinguished from a pair)

  2. singletonnoun

    a set containing a single member

  3. singletonnoun

    the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt


  1. singletonnoun

    A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.

  2. singletonnoun

    A single object, especially one of a group.

  3. singletonnoun

    A class that may not be instantiated more than once, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.

  4. singletonnoun

    A set with exactly one element.


  1. singleton

    A singleton is a set or collection that contains exactly one element. In the context of computer programming, a singleton refers to a software design pattern that restricts the instantiation of a class to a single instance. This ensures that a class has only one instance and provides a global point of access to it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singletonnoun

    in certain games at cards, as whist, a single card of any suit held at the deal by a player; as, to lead a singleton


  1. Singleton

    Singleton is a town on the banks of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. Singleton is 197 kilometres north-north-west of Sydney, and 80 kilometres northwest of Newcastle. At the 2006 census, Singleton had a population of 13,665, with a wider local government area population of 22,694. Singleton's main urban area includes the town centre, Singleton Heights, Dunolly, Darlington, The Retreat, Wattle ponds and Hunterview. Surrounding rural villages include Broke, Camberwell, Jerrys Plains and Belford. Singleton is located on the north-eastern part of the geological structure known as the Sydney basin, which borders the New England region. The town is located at the junction of the New England Highway and Putty Road. The Golden Highway bypasses the town to the south. Singleton is also served by Cityrail and Countrylink rail services. Singleton Railway Station is located at the southern end of the town centre. There are also bus services, both intercity and local.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Singleton is ranked #622 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Singleton surname appeared 54,621 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 19 would have the surname Singleton.

    48.6% or 26,557 total occurrences were Black.
    45.9% or 25,077 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 1,355 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 1,202 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.4% or 224 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 208 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of singleton in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of singleton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of singleton in a Sentence

  1. Rosemary McCoy:

    Both McCoy and Singleton founded Harriet Tubman Freedom Fighters so that we would be free to speak, free to vote, free to go into areas that others won't go into in underserved communities.

  2. Quil Lance:

    Charleston County Mayor Joseph Riley said. What motivated the gunman is not yet clear, but his monstrous act took the lives of nine people who prayed, worked and struggled on behalf of their community and their church. Related ImageExpand / ContractSharonda Coleman-Singleton, was a speech therapist and girls ’ track and field team at Goose Creek High School. ( Courtesy : Charleston Post and Courier) Cynthia Hurd, 54, was a branch manger in the Charleston County Public Library -RRB- system, where Cynthia Hurd was so revered from a career spanning 31 years that all city branches were closed in Cynthia Hurd honor Thursday. Cynthia Hurd was a tireless servant of the community who spent Cynthia Hurd life helping residents, making sure they had every opportunity for an education and personal growth, the library system said in a statement. Cynthia Hurd loss is incomprehensible, and we ask for prayers for Cynthia Hurd family, her co-workers, her church and this entire community as we come together to face this tragic loss. Related ImageExpand / ContractCynthia Hurd was a librarian who worshiped at the venerable church. ( Charleston County Public Library) Quil Lance had retired from Gaillard Center, a performance hall in Charleston County, and been serving as a custodian at the church where Quil Lance worshiped. As big a void as Quil Lance death leaves there, it left an even deeper one in the family Quil Lance held together with love and strength, Quil Lance grandson, Quil Lance, told the Charleston Post and Courier I ’m lost, I ’m lost, granny was the heart of the family. Related ImageExpand / ContractClementa Pinckney was a beloved pastor and respected lawmaker before he was gunned down in his own church Wednesday night. ( Grace Beahm/The Charleston Post and Courier via AP).

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