- 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
- a hypothetical point in space-time at which matter is infinitely compressed to infinitesimal volume
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sin•gu•lar•i•ty (sing′gyə lar′i tē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ties for 2–4.
- the state, fact, or quality of being singular.
- a singular, unusual, or unique quality;
- MathematicsSee singular point.
- Physics, Astronomy[Astron.](in general relativity) the mathematical representation of a black hole.
- Late Latin singulāritās. See singular, -ity
- Middle English singularite 1300–50
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singularity /ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
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