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singlet

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noun sin·glet \ˈsiŋ-glət\

Simple Definition of singlet

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

Full Definition of singlet

  1. 1 [from its having only one thickness of cloth] chiefly British :  an athletic jersey; also :  undershirt

  2. 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

Circa 1746

First Known Use of singlet

circa 1746



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