## singularities

Use **singularities** in a sentence

Noun

- plural form of
*singularity*

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- Birds, p. 353), the avifauna of Madagascar is not entirely composed of such
**singularities**as these. - There are other infinite
**singularities**of detail; but the above are more than sufficient to establish the point. - For example, in the curve for gold-aluminium, ignoring minor
**singularities**, we find two intermediate summits, one at the percentage Au 2 A1, and another at the percentage AuAl 2. - Among his most remarkable works may be mentioned his ten memoirs on quantics, commenced in 1854 and completed in 1878; his creation of the theory of matrices; his researches on the theory of groups; his memoir on abstract geometry, a subject which he created; his introduction into geometry of the "absolute"; his researches on the higher
**singularities**of curves and surfaces; the classification of cubic curves; additions to the theories of rational transformation and correspondence; the theory of the twenty-seven lines that lie on a cubic surface; the theory of elliptic functions; the attraction of ellipsoids; the British Association Reports, 1857 and 1862, on recent progress in general and special theoretical dynamics, and on the secular acceleration of the moon's mean motion. - Allied to the matter just mentioned was Plucker's discovery of the six equations connecting the numbers of
**singularities**in algebraical curves (see Curve).

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