singlet


sin·glet

noun \ˈsiŋ-glət\

: a shirt that has no sleeves or collar and that is worn for playing sports

Full Definition of SINGLET

1
[from its having only one thickness of cloth] chiefly British :  an athletic jersey; also :  undershirt
2
:  an atom or molecule that has no net electronic magnetic moment; also :  an excited state of an atom or molecule that is a singlet

First Known Use of SINGLET

circa 1746

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