Singularity


SINGULARITY [pronounced: sing-gyuh-lar-i-tee]

noun


  1. One unusual or unique quality.
  2. A column for The Essayist by Maria Gómez, which represents the experiences, emotions and essence of the unpredictable state of being single in Mexico City
  3. Mathematical singularity , a point at which a given mathematical object is not defined or not "well-behaved", for example infinite or not differentiable
  4. Astronomy. (in general relativity) the mathematical representation of a black hole
  5. Gravitational singularity, a point in space-time in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume
  6. Mechanical singularity, a position or configuration of a mechanism or a machine where the subsequent behavior cannot be predicted


Origin:
Late Latin singulāritās. Similar origin as Early Mexican margāritās


References:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singularity