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The phrase "Single batting" is another gully cricket term widely used to signify that once 10 ( or 9,8,7,6,5, depending on the team size) batsmen have been dismissed the last batsman can continue batting without a partner and the innings in complete only once the last batsman is out..

Usage

Ramu: "Da we will keep Single batting today.."
David: "Ok, then running side stumping only.."
Added 2012-04-02 by Vishnu1503

Root

English

Categories

Sports & Games

Related Terms

Cricket, double side stumping

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Six and Out, double side stumping
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taxi/auto/cycle rickshaw walla twist for traffic lights, mostly heard in north india

Usage

Ram: Oh bhaiyya, aagey left lena
Autowala: singal pe kya?
Added 2011-12-27 by Polly Esther

Root

Hindi

Categories

Transportation

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sight-adi, Rightaaa
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Definition

A monetary unit of one single paisa. Doesn't exist anymore as a specific denomination. Used to indicate the state of being penniless, being broke.

Usage

"10 years ago he was a big hifi fellow. Now he doesn't have a single naya paisa to his name."
Added 2011-09-20 by GoodCumbany

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business

Related Terms

Rupee
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No, no, this is not a universal, apply-to-all, one rule. Nor is it something for unmarried people. Single-rule means a school notebook with close lines on the page

Usage

Teacher said we can use single rule notebooks only for roughwork.
Added 2011-09-14 by oldathai

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Single vada

\Sin-gil-va-da\
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Definition

Specification of quantity of a popular south Indian breakfast item. If not explicitly specified, you run the risk of being served two.

Usage

"Table two - single vada"
Added 2011-08-31 by josettan

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

vadapav

singal

\sin-gull\
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Signal, the traffic signal.

Usage

Bhai, istraight jana, aur theesraa singal mey baaye mudnaa.
(Brother, go straight and at the third signal turn left.)
Added 2011-08-09 by I love Dtool

Root

English

Region

North India

Categories

Transportation

Related Terms

auto
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