Meaning of SINGLE in English

SINGLE

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1604

1 a : a separate individual person or thing b : an unmarried person and especially one young and socially active ― usually used in plural c (1) : a recording having one short tune on each side (2) : a music recording having two or more tracks that is shorter than a full-length album also : a song that is particularly popular independent of other songs on the same album or by the same artist

2 : a base hit that allows the batter to reach first base

3 a plural : a tennis match or similar game with one player on each side b : a golf match between two players ― usually used in plural

4 : a room (as in a hotel) for one guest ― compare DOUBLE 7

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.