Meaning of SINGULAR in English

SINGULAR

I. adjective see: single Date: 14th century 1. of or relating to a separate person or thing ; individual , of, relating to, or being a word form denoting one person, thing, or instance , of or relating to a single instance or to something considered by itself, distinguished by superiority ; exceptional , being out of the ordinary ; unusual , departing from general usage or expectation ; peculiar , odd , 5. having a determinant equal to zero, having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero, see: strange ~ly adverb II. noun Date: 14th century the ~ number, the inflectional form denoting it, or a word in that form, a ~ term

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