Definition of singularity
2 : the quality or state of being singular
3 : a point at which the derivative of a given function of a complex variable does not exist but every neighborhood of which contains points for which the derivative does exist
4 : a point or region of infinite mass density at which space and time are infinitely distorted by gravitational forces and which is held to be the final state of matter falling into a black hole
Examples of singularity in a sentence
People could not understand the singularity of his imagination.
<a college professor with singularities of dress and speech that have long endeared him to his students>
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Definition of singularity for English Language Learners
: the quality of being strange or odd
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