Singleton

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈsɪŋgəltən/

Definition

A node in the product hierarchy with no siblings.

Singletons should be avoided when building a product hierarchy, creating a child with no siblings suggests that the information in the child node can be stored in the parent and the singleton should be removed.

Category

Hierarchy

Related Terms

Sibling Category, Parent Category

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