# User Contributed Dictionary

### Noun

singularities- Plural of singularity

# Extensive Definition

Singularity may refer to:

In mathematics:

- Essential singularity, a singularity near which a function exhibits extreme behavior
- Isolated singularity, a mathematical singularity that has no other singularities close to it
- Mathematical singularity, a point at which a given mathematical object is not defined
- Movable singularity, a concept in singularity theory
- Rational singularity, a concept in singularity theory
- Removable singularity, a point at which a function is not defined but at which it can be so defined that it is continuous at the singularity
- Singular point of an algebraic variety, a point where an algebraic variety is not locally flat
- Singularity theory, Theory which deals with these concepts

In science:

- Gravitational singularity, a point in spacetime in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume
- Mechanical singularity, a position or configuration of a mechanism or a machine where the subsequent behaviour cannot be predicted
- Prandtl-Glauert singularity, the point at which a sudden drop in air pressure occurs
- Singularity (climate), a weather phenomenon associated with a specific calendar date
- Technological singularity, a theoretical point in the development of a technological civilization

In television:

- "Singularity" (Enterprise episode), a second season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise
- "Singularity" (Stargate SG-1 episode), a first season episode of Stargate SG-1

In other fields:

- Singularity (operating system), an operating system developed by Microsoft Research written in managed code.
- Singularity (Doctor Who audio), a Doctor Who audio drama
- Singularity (William Sleator novel), a 1985 science-fiction novel by William Sleator
- Singularity (novel), a novel by Bill DeSmedt published by Per Aspera Press in 2004
- Singularity (album), Mae's third studio album.

singularities in Czech: Singularita

singularities in Danish: Singularitet

singularities in German: Singularität

singularities in Spanish: Singularidad
(desambiguación)

singularities in French: Singularité

singularities in Italian: Singolarità

singularities in Hebrew: סינגולריות

singularities in Hungarian: Szingularitás

singularities in Polish: Osobliwość

singularities in Portuguese: Singularidade

singularities in Russian: Сингулярность

singularities in Slovak: Singularita

singularities in Slovenian: Singularnost

singularities in Swedish: Singularitet

singularities in Thai:
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