What is the difference between Shingle and Single?




What is the difference between Shingle and Single? :


Shingle : (noun)

(
1 ) Small, flat, square or oblong piece of wood used as a covering on roofs and walls


(
2 ) Small wooden signboard put up outside the office of doctor, dentist, etc…


(
3 ) Small rounded pebbles on the sea-shore

The beach is a mixture of sand and shingle.



Single : (adjective)

(
1 ) One only

Not in pair, group, etc…

There is a single apple hanging from the tree.

We heard a single shot.

I just could not think of a single thing to say to her.


(
2 ) Separate, considered on its own

What is the single most important event in the history of India since the middle of the year 1975?

She removed every single thing from the box.


(
3 ) Not married

Only single women are allowed to visit us.


(
4 ) Designed for

Used or done by one person

Give me a single sheet.

Reserve one single and one double room.











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