Translation of singularity in Spanish:

singularity

singularidad, n.

Pronunciation /sɪŋɡjʊˈlarɪti//ˌsɪŋɡjəˈlɛrədi/

noun

formal

  • 1

    • 1.1(strangeness)

      singularidad feminine
      rareza feminine
      lo raro
      lo extraño
      lo singular
      • This means Washington must take a critical look at NATO and the United Nations, neither of which reflects America's true singularity as the world's only superpower.
      • Cultural singularity cannot prevail in a commercial world because monotony conflicts with the consumer's natural curiosity.
      • Finally the author keeps her singularity even when in a crowd, and picks up her pen and records grief or laughter, describing the world as it appears to her, or as it does not appear to her.
      • Instead it emphasized the uniqueness, singularity, and indexical immediacy of the art object itself.
      • By the 1980s the way Christian Democracy came to be imagined by its opponents mapped it onto the disastrous alternative pattern of national singularity.
      • I do not think that the expression ‘a’ does carry any necessary implication of singularity.
      • Theory suggests that this singularity might be a window to another part of our Universe, or even to another universe entirely, in a way reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's Alice Through the Looking Glass.
      • Anything that could not be said unequivocally by the voice of reason belonged to empirical singularity, to the private sphere, and had nothing to do with genuine education.
      • On the other hand an apple is a primary object, or object of mathematics, when we consider only its primary qualities of shape and singularity (quantity).
      • I asked a question about what happens when one singularity in the antagonism is subsumed or occupied by those who are meant to represent the third singularity.
      • In the course of the 21st century, at the latest in the second half of this century, the present singularity of the American superpower will progressively wither away.
      • Its uniqueness resides in its singularity as a mainstream Hollywood film containing sympathetic portrayals of Beat concerns.
      • For environmental historians, the book offers a case study of unusual depth and singularity.
      • Without diminishing their singularity or their achievement, I would still like to see them as each carrying forward an old and honourable tradition.
      • But certainty does not necessarily mean singularity.
      • In democratic times, on the other hand, historians generalize, pursue abstractions, and obliterate human singularity and agency by privileging only impersonal historical forces.
      • This unique singularity constitutes the beginning of the universe - of matter, energy, space, time, and all physical laws.
      • Acting ethically therefore does not mean acting in accordance with a universal principle but responding to the needs and demands of the other in her own uniqueness and singularity.
      • For all his foibles, we need his steel spine and singularity of purpose.
      • Saying too little about the divinity of Christ and his unique singularity within history is the risk involved.

    • 1.2(trait)

      particularidad feminine
      singularidad feminine
      • The city is the arena of multiple singularities, packed densely with each intensely individual life living out its deeply personal destiny.
      • The more I think about this, and as I write it, it rather does seem less a quirky singularity, and more of an onrushing descent into a foggy loopiness.
      • Beyond such singularities, however, lay his vision of Canada and Canadians.
      • In another example, Deleuze calls attention to very small children, as yet unformed as individuals, who all tend to resemble one another except in their singularities - a smile, a gesture.

  • 2

    Physics
    singularidad feminine
    • If neutron degeneracy is not enough to resist the star's collapse it will continue to shrink until the matter is all compressed into an infinitely small, infinitely dense point called a singularity.
    • Penrose introduced the scope of modern physics and followed with a description of possible models of the universe based on criteria from the theory of relativity, including the effect of singularities.
    • Within the singularity, matter is infinitely compressed into a region of infinite density.
    • The entire mass of the star is concentrated at a point called a singularity.
    • Whether the singularities existed or not, the world's leading relativists spent the next 47 years searching for a solution to Einstein's field equation, which would describe the geometry of space around a rotating star.