Singularity meaning

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A point or region at the center of a black hole, where, it is theorized, the force of gravity compresses an object such that it has infinite density and almost no volume.
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A point of infinite density and infinitesimal volume, at which space and time become infinitely distorted according to the theory of General Relativity. According to the big bang theory, a gravitational singularity existed at the beginning of the universe. Singularities are also believed to exist at the center of black holes.
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A point where all parallel lines meet.
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A point where a measured variable reaches unmeasurable or infinite value.
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(mathematics) The value or range of values of a function for which a derivative does not exist.
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The quality or condition of being singular.
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A trait marking one as distinct from others; a peculiarity.
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Something uncommon or unusual.
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The condition or quality of being singular.
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A point at which the derivative does not exist for a given function but every neighborhood of which contains points for which the derivative exists.
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The state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual.
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(physics) A point or region in spacetime in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density; associated with black holes.
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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.
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Bishop Pearson.

Catholicism [...] must be understood in opposition to the legal singularity of the Jewish nation.

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A unique, distinct, or peculiar feature or thing.
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Origin of singularity

  • From Old French singularite, from Late Latin singularitas (“singleness"), from Latin singularis (“single"); see singular.

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