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NOUN (1)

1. a simple bookkeeping system; transactions are entered in only one account;
[syn: single entry, single-entry bookkeeping]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Single \Sin"gle\, a. [L. singulus, a dim. from the root in simplex simple; cf. OE. & OF. sengle, fr. L. singulus. See Simple, and cf. Singular.] 1. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star. [1913 Webster] No single man is born with a right of controlling the opinions of all the rest. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Alone; having no companion. [1913 Webster] Who single hast maintained, Against revolted multitudes, the cause Of truth. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, unmarried; as, a single man or woman. [1913 Webster] Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Single chose to live, and shunned to wed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Not doubled, twisted together, or combined with others; as, a single thread; a single strand of a rope. [1913 Webster] 5. Performed by one person, or one on each side; as, a single combat. [1913 Webster] These shifts refuted, answer thy appellant, . . . Who now defles thee thrice ti single fight. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 6. Uncompounded; pure; unmixed. [1913 Webster] Simple ideas are opposed to complex, and single to compound. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 7. Not deceitful or artful; honest; sincere. [1913 Webster] I speak it with a single heart. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 8. Simple; not wise; weak; silly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He utters such single matter in so infantly a voice. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] Single ale, Single beer, or Single drink, small ale, etc., as contrasted with double ale, etc., which is stronger. [Obs.] --Nares. Single bill (Law), a written engagement, generally under seal, for the payment of money, without a penalty. --Burril. Single court (Lawn Tennis), a court laid out for only two players. Single-cut file. See the Note under 4th File. Single entry. See under Bookkeeping. Single file. See under 1st File. Single flower (Bot.), a flower with but one set of petals, as a wild rose. Single knot. See Illust. under Knot. Single whip (Naut.), a single rope running through a fixed block. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Entry \En"try\, n.; pl. Entries. [OE. entree, entre, F. entr['e]e, fr. entrer to enter. See Enter, and cf. Entr['e]e.] 1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an entry upon an undertaking. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item. [1913 Webster] A notary made an entry of this act. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an adit, as of a mine. [1913 Webster] A straight, long entry to the temple led. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. (Com.) The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods. See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5. [1913 Webster] 5. (Law) (a) The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by entering or setting foot on them. (b) A putting upon record in proper form and order. (c) The act in addition to breaking essential to constitute the offense or burglary. --Burrill. [1913 Webster] Bill of entry. See under Bill. Double entry, Single entry. See Bookkeeping. Entry clerk (Com.), a clerk who makes the original entries of transactions in a business. Writ of entry (Law), a writ issued for the purpose of obtaining possession of land from one who has unlawfully entered and continues in possession. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

single entry n 1: a simple bookkeeping system; transactions are entered in only one account [syn: single entry, single-entry bookkeeping]