Definitions for singularityˌsɪŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti

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  1. singularity, uniqueness(noun)

    the quality of being one of a kind

    "that singularity distinguished him from all his companions"

  2. singularity(noun)

    strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual

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  1. singularity(Noun)

    the state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual

  2. singularity(Noun)

    a point where all parallel lines meet

  3. singularity(Noun)

    a point where a measured variable reaches unmeasurable or infinite value

  4. singularity(Noun)

    the value or range of values of a function for which a derivative does not exist

  5. singularity(Noun)

    a point or region in spacetime in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density; associated with black holes

  6. singularity(Noun)

    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.

  7. Origin: From singularite, from singularitas, from singularis; see singular.

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  1. Singularity(noun)

    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

  2. Singularity(noun)

    anything singular, rare, or curious

  3. Singularity(noun)

    possession of a particular or exclusive privilege, prerogative, or distinction

  4. Singularity(noun)

    celibacy

  5. Origin: [L. singularitas: cf. F. singularit.]

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  1. Singularity

    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.


Translations for singularity

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  • singularitaCzech
  • Singularität, EigenheitGerman
  • ανωμαλία, ιδιομορφίαGreek
  • singularidadSpanish
  • singulaarsusEstonian
  • erikoispiste, singulariteetti, omituisuus, erikoisuusFinnish
  • point, singularitéFrench
  • szingularitásHungarian
  • singolaritàItalian
  • 希有, 特異点, 非凡, 特異性, 風変わり, 単一性, 奇妙, 単独性Japanese
  • singulariteit, bijzonderheid, vluchtpuntDutch
  • osobliwośćPolish
  • singularidadePortuguese
  • singularitate, punct de întâlnireRomanian
  • сингулярность, своеобразие, самобытностьRussian
  • singularnost, drugačnost, samosvojostSlovene
  • singularitetSwedish

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