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sin·gu·lar·i·ty

(sĭng′gyə-lăr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. sin·gu·lar·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being singular.
2. A trait marking one as distinct from others; a peculiarity.
3. Something uncommon or unusual.
4.
a. often Singularity Computers A hypothetical future point in time when artificial intelligence will surpass human intelligence and be able to self-replicate and improve itself autonomously.
b. Astronomy & Physics A point in spacetime, such as a black hole, at which matter has infinite density and infinitesimal volume and the curvature of spacetime is infinite. Also called gravitational singularity.
c. Mathematics A point at which the derivative does not exist for a given function but every neighborhood of which contains points for which the derivative exists. Also called singular point.

singularity

(ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state, fact, or quality of being singular
2. something distinguishing a person or thing from others
3. something remarkable or unusual
4. (Mathematics) maths
a. a point at which a function is not differentiable although it is differentiable in a neighbourhood of that point. See also pole24
b. another word for discontinuity
5. (Astronomy) astronomy a hypothetical point in space-time at which matter is infinitely compressed to infinitesimal volume

sin•gu•lar•i•ty

(ˌsɪŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state, fact, or quality of being singular.
2. a singular, unusual, or unique quality or thing; peculiarity.
3. a point at which a mathematical function of real or complex variables is not differentiable or analytic.
4. a region of infinite density, as in a black hole.
[1300–50; < Late Latin singulāritās. See singular, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.singularity - the quality of being one of a kindsingularity - the quality of being one of a kind; "that singularity distinguished him from all his companions"
individualism, individuality, individuation - the quality of being individual; "so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"
2.singularity - strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
strangeness, unfamiliarity - unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

singularity

noun oddity, abnormality, eccentricity, peculiarity, strangeness, idiosyncrasy, irregularity, particularity, oddness, queerness, extraordinariness, curiousness his abrupt, turbulent style and the singularity of his appearance

singularity

noun
1. The condition of being one:
2. The quality of being individual:
3. The quality or condition of being unique:
Translations
singulariteetti
szingularitás
単一性単独性奇妙希有特異性
singulariteit

singularity

[ˌsɪŋgjʊˈlærɪtɪ] N (= extraordinariness) → singularidad f, lo excepcional

singularity

[ˌsɪŋgjʊˈlærəti] n (= peculiarity) → singularité f

singularity

n (= oddity)Sonderbarkeit f, → Eigenartigkeit f

singularity

[ˌsɪŋgjʊˈlærɪtɪ] n (frm) → singolarità f inv
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