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noun, plural singularities for 2–4.
the state, fact, or quality of being singular.
a singular, unusual, or unique quality; peculiarity.
Mathematics. singular point.
Astronomy. (in general relativity) the mathematical representation of a black hole.
noun (pl) -ties
the state, fact, or quality of being singular
something distinguishing a person or thing from others
something remarkable or unusual

a point at which a function is not differentiable although it is differentiable in a neighbourhood of that point See also pole2 (sense 4)
another word for discontinuity

(astronomy) a hypothetical point in space-time at which matter is infinitely compressed to infinitesimal volume

A point of infinite density and infinitesimal volume, at which space and time become infinitely distorted according to the theory of General Relativity. According to the big bang theory, a gravitational singularity existed at the beginning of the universe. Singularities are also believed to exist at the center of black holes.

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.


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  • Singularly

    adjective 1. extraordinary; remarkable; exceptional: a singular success. 2. unusual or strange; odd; different: singular behavior. 3. being the only one of its kind; distinctive; unique: a singular example. 4. separate; individual. 5. Grammar. noting or pertaining to a member of the category of number found in many languages that indicates that a word form […]

  • Singular-point

    noun, Mathematics. 1. a point at which a given function of a complex variable has no derivative but of which every neighborhood contains points at which the function has derivatives.

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    adjective 1. (logic, maths) (of an operator) monadic

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