Definitions for singularˈsɪŋ gyə lər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sin•gu•larˈsɪŋ gyə lər(adj.)
extraordinary; remarkable; exceptional:
a singular success.
unusual or strange; odd; different:
being the only one of its kind; unique:
a singular example.
of or belonging to the grammatical category of number used to indicate that a word has one referent or denotes one person, place, thing, or instance, as child,it, or
Logic. of or pertaining to something individual, specific, or not general. (of a proposition) containing no quantifiers.
(n.)the singular number.
a word or other form in the singular.
Ref: Abbr.: sing. 2
Origin of singular:
1300–50; < L singulāris. See single , -ar1
singular, singular form(adj)
the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
unusual or striking
"a remarkable sight"; "such poise is singular in one so young"
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular(adj)
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
"a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
being a single and separate person or thing
"can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"; "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"-William James
composed of one member, set, or kind
grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit
the single one of its kind
"a singular example"; "the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting"; "a unique copy of an ancient manuscript"; "certain types of problems have unique solutions"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
singular(noun)ˈsɪŋ gyə lər
the form of a word that refers to one person or thing
The singular of "data" is "datum."; a singular noun/verb
A form of a word that refers to only one person or thing.
Being only one of a larger population.
A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.
Being the only one of the kind; unique.
Distinguished by superiority, coming across as such.
Being out of the ordinary, coming across as such.
Referring to only one thing or person.
Having no inverse.
Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero.
separate or apart from others; single; distinct
engaged in by only one on a side; single
existing by itself; single; individual
each; individual; as, to convey several parcels of land, all and singular
denoting one person or thing; as, the singular number; -- opposed to dual and plural
standing by itself; out of the ordinary course; unusual; uncommon; strange; as, a singular phenomenon
distinguished as existing in a very high degree; rarely equaled; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional; as, a man of singular gravity or attainments
departing from general usage or expectations; odd; whimsical; -- often implying disapproval or consure
being alone; belonging to, or being, that of which there is but one; unique
an individual instance; a particular
the singular number, or the number denoting one person or thing; a word in the singular number
Singular is a computer algebra system for polynomial computations with special emphasis on the needs of commutative and non-commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, and singularity theory. Singular is free software released under the GNU General Public License. Problems in non-commutative algebra can be tackled with the Singular offspring Plural. Singular is developed under the direction of Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Schönemann, who head Singular's core development team within the Department of Mathematics of the University of Kaiserslautern. In the DFG Priority Program 1489, interfaces to GAP, Polymake and Gfan are being developed in order to cover recently established areas of mathematics involving convex and algebraic geometry, such as toric and tropical geometry.
Translations for singular
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(also adjective) (in) the form of a word which expresses only one
`Foot' is the singular of `feet'; a singular noun/verb; The noun `foot' is singular.
- грам. единствено числоBulgarian
- singularPortuguese (BR)
- jednotné čísloCzech
- der Singular; singularischGerman
- ενικός αριθμός (γραμμ.)Greek
- ainsus, ainsuslikEstonian
- jednina, singularCroatian
- egyes szám(ú)Hungarian
- bentuk tunggalIndonesian
- entall, singularis; entalls-Norwegian
- عجيبه: بې سارى، بې جوړې،(ګر) يو، مفردPashto
- единственное числоRussian
- jednotné čísloSlovak
- tekil (hâl)Turkish
- 單數Chinese (Trad.)
- مفرد، واحدUrdu
- dạng số ítVietnamese
- 单数（词）Chinese (Simp.)
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