- singularity (n.)
- c. 1400, "unusual behavior," also "singleness of aim or purpose," from Old French singulerte "peculiarity" (12c., Modern French singularité) or directly from Late Latin singularitatem (nominative singularitas) "a being alone," from singularis (see singular (adj.)). Meaning "fact of being different from others" is c. 1500. Mathematical sense of "point at which a function takes an infinite value" is from 1893. Astronomical use is from 1965.
- 1. He was surprised at the singularity of the stranger's appearance.
- 2. He was still more surprised at the singularity of the stranger's appearance.
- 3. The singularity arises only formally, because we neglected the effect of damping.
- 这个奇异点的产生仅仅是形式上的, 因为我们忽略了阻尼的作用.
- 4. My refusing to eat flesh occasioned an inconvenience, and I was frequently chid for my singularity.
- 我不吃肉,带来种种不便, 于是常因这种怪癖受到责备.
- 5. According to our present understanding of physics, any radiation produced by the singularity would never emerge.
- 按着我们现有的物理知识, 奇点产生的任何辐射永远不会出来.
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