Definitions for singularityˌsɪŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sin•gu•lar•i•tyˌsɪŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the state, fact, or quality of being singular.
a singular, unusual, or unique quality or thing; peculiarity.
a point at which a mathematical function of real or complex variables is not differentiable or analytic.
a region of infinite density, as in a black hole.
Category: Physics, Astronomy
Origin of singularity:
1300–50; < LL singulāritās. See singular , -ity
the quality of being one of a kind
"that singularity distinguished him from all his companions"
strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
the state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual
a point where all parallel lines meet
a point where a measured variable reaches unmeasurable or infinite value
the value or range of values of a function for which a derivative does not exist
a point or region in spacetime in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density; associated with black holes
A proposed point in the technological future at which artificial intelligences become capable of augmenting and improving themselves, leading to an explosive growth in intelligence.
Origin: From singularite, from singularitas, from singularis; see singular.
the quality or state of being singular; some character or quality of a thing by which it is distinguished from all, or from most, others; peculiarity
anything singular, rare, or curious
possession of a particular or exclusive privilege, prerogative, or distinction
Singularity is an experimental operating system built by Microsoft Research between 2003 and 2010. It was designed as a highly-dependable OS in which the kernel, device drivers, and applications are all written in managed code.
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