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singularity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsingularitysin‧gu‧lar‧i‧ty /ˌsɪŋɡjəˈlærəti/ noun (plural singularities) 🔊 🔊 1 [countable] technical an extremely small point in space that contains an extremely large amount of material and which does not obey the usual laws of nature, for example a black hole or the point at the beginning of the universe2 [uncountable] old-fashionedUNUSUAL the quality of something that makes it unusual or strange 🔊 He had an attractive singularity of viewpoint.
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singularityHowever, the beginning in imaginary time will not be a singularity.Conversely, the fact that we are able to predict events is experimental evidence against singularities and for the no-boundary proposal.This clearly demonstrates the existence of a scalar curvature singularity on this hypersurface.He is just trying to assert his singularity as a writer.The most familiar class of singularities are the scalar curvature singularities.At the singularities, the equations of physics can not be defined; thus one can not predict what will happen.The eye seeks and recognises the singularity of a symmetrical pair.In the real time direction, this inevitably leads to singularities, places where space-time comes to an end.
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