single englannista suomeksi
vapaa, naimaton, sinkku
(quote-journal)| passage=The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail. It’s therefore not surprising that most cameras mimic this arrangement.
Not divided in parts.
Designed for the use of only one.
Performed by one person, or one on each side.
(RQ:Milton Eikonoklastes) / Who now defies thee thrice to single fight.
(ux) or widowed. In this context, a person who is dating someone but who has never married puts "single".
Having only one rank or row of petals.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 8)
Uncompounded; pure; unmixed.
1867, William Greenough Thayer Shedd, ''Homiletics, and Pastoral Theology'' (page 166)
- The most that is required is, that the passage of Scripture, selected as the foundation of the sacred oration, should, like the oration itself, be single, full, and unsuperfluous in its character.
Simple; foolish; weak; silly.
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
A bill valued at $1.
(RQ:Pynchon Crying Lot)
A score of one point, awarded when a kicked ball is dead within the non-kicking team's zone or has exited that end zone.
A game with one player on each side, as in tennis.
2011, Rubin H. Landau, ''A First Course in Scientific Computing'' (page 214)
- If you want to be a scientist or an engineer, learn to say “no” to singles and floats.
1990, Jon Boorstin, ''The Hollywood Eye: What Makes Movies Work'' (page 94)
- But if the same scene is shot in singles (or “over-the-shoulder” shots where one of the actors is only a lumpy shoulder in the foreground), the editor and the director can almost redirect the scene on film.
A single cigarette.
1915, (w), speech on April 16, 1915
- Sir John French says that if he is to single out one regiment in the fighting at Ypres it is the Worcesters he would name? I do plead that some person should record these events, so that our history, national and local, may be the richer for them, that the children may be stimulated to do their duty by the knowledge of the way in which our soldiers are doing theirs to-day.
(RQ:Lawrence Sons and Lovers)
1860, William S. Clark, ''Massachusetts Agricultural College Annual Report''
- Many very fleet horses, when overdriven, adopt a disagreeable gait, which seems to be a cross between a pace and a trot, in which the two legs of one side are raised almost but not quite, simultaneously. Such horses are said to single, or to be single-footed.
- an agent singling itself from consorts
To take alone, or one by one; to out.
- men (..) commendable when they are singled
To reduce (a railway) to single track.
A (l) (gloss).
single (unmarried, not in a relationship)
a (l) (qualifier)
to sprinkle or scatter (l)
single, single person
(es-verb form of)