Associations to the word «Singularity»


SINGULARITY, noun. The state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual
SINGULARITY, noun. A point where all parallel lines meet
SINGULARITY, noun. A point where a measured variable reaches unmeasurable or infinite value
SINGULARITY, noun. (mathematics) the value or range of values of a function for which a derivative does not exist
SINGULARITY, noun. (physics) a point or region in spacetime in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density; associated with black holes
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.
SINGULARITY, noun. (obsolete) Anything singular, rare, or curious.
SINGULARITY, noun. (obsolete) Possession of a particular or exclusive privilege, prerogative, or distinction.
SINGULARITY, noun. (obsolete) celibacy

Dictionary definition

SINGULARITY, noun. The quality of being one of a kind; "that singularity distinguished him from all his companions".
SINGULARITY, noun. Strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca