singlet

noun sin·glet \ ˈsiŋ-glət \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

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

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First Known Use of singlet

circa 1746

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of singlet for English Language Learners

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


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