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single entry a system of bookkeeping in which each transaction is entered only once, either as a debit or a credit. (Cf. double entry.)
single file a single line of people or things placed one behind the other.
single standard a single set of rules or ethics that apply to all individuals, such as a moral code for both men and women. (Cf. double standard.) [2 definitions]
single tax a tax, as on real estate, that provides the entire revenue of a tax-levying entity.
single ticket (chiefly British) a ticket that allows a person to travel only outward to a given destination; one-way ticket.
single-breasted narrowly overlapped in front and closing with a single row of buttons, as a jacket or coat. (Cf. double-breasted.)
single-foot the fast pace of a horse in which the legs move in pairs at each side but not quite at the same time; rack. [2 definitions]
single-handed performed or accomplished without assistance. [3 definitions]
single-handedly alone and without assistance.
single-hearted marked by honesty and sincerity; dedicated.
single-minded committed to a single goal or purpose. [2 definitions]
single-space to type (copy) leaving no blank space between typed lines.
singlemember election an election in which people vote for a candidate to represent their particular legislative district within a larger representative body made up of members selected by voters of various districts. National and state legislators in the United States are elected through single-member elections.