August 22nd, 2020

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Word of the Day 08/22/20 Singularity

Singularity (noun)
singularity [ sing-gyuh-lar-i-tee ]


noun, plural sin·gu·lar·i·ties for 2-4.
1. the state, fact, or quality of being singular.
2. a singular, unusual, or unique quality; peculiarity.
3. Mathematics. singular point.
4. Astronomy. (in general relativity) the mathematical representation of a black hole.
5. Usually the singularity. Also called technological singularity. a hypothesized future era or event when exponential improvements in computer intelligence and advances in technology will result in an acute change in human society and evolution.

OTHER WORDS FROM SINGULARITY
non·sin·gu·lar·i·ty, noun, plural non·sin·gu·lar·i·ties.

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Origin: First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English singularite, from Middle French singularité or Late Latin singulāritās (stem singulāritāt- ); see origin at singular, -ity

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