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It Has 8 letters ( s i n g u l a r )         3 vowels ( i u a )         5 consonants ( s n g l r )         Word on the contrary ralugnis

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* (abbreviation): sg.

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From Middle English _singuler_, from Old French, from Latin _singularis_ (“alone of its kind”), from Latin _singulus_ (“single”).

From Middle English singuler, from Old French, from Latin singularis (alone of its kind), from Latin singulus (single).

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SINGULAR (_comparative_ MORE SINGULAR, _superlative_ MOST SINGULAR) * Being only one of a larger population. _A SINGULAR experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon._ * Being the only one of the kind; unique. _She has a SINGULAR personality._ * Addison These busts of the emperors and empresses are all very scarce, and some of them almost SINGULAR in their kind. * Chaucer And God forbid that all a company / Should rue a SINGULAR man's folly. (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?) * Distinguished by superiority; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional. _a man of SINGULAR gravity or attainments_ * Out of the ordinary; curious. _It was very SINGULAR; I don't know why he did it._ * Denham So SINGULAR a sadness / Must have a cause as strange as the effect. * Milton His zeal / None seconded, as out of season judged, / Or SINGULAR and rash. * (grammar) Referring to only one thing or person. * (linear algebra, of matrix) Having no inverse. * (linear algebra, of transformation) Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero. * (set theory, of a cardinal number) Not equal to its own cofinality. * (law) Each; individual. _to convey several parcels of land, all and SINGULAR_ * (obsolete) Engaged in by only one on a side; single. * Holinshed to try the matter thus together in a SINGULAR combat SYNONYMS * (being only one): individual * (being the only one of a kind): unique * (distinguished by superiority): exceptional, extraordinary, remarkable * (being out of the ordinary): curious, eccentric, funny, odd, peculiar, strange, rum, rummy, unusual * (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse): non-invertible ANTONYMS * (grammar: referring to only one thing): plural * (linear algebra: of matrix: having no inverse): invertible, non-singular DERIVED TERMS * singularity * singularize TRANSLATIONS

singular (comparative more singular, superlative most singular)

  1. Being only one of a larger population.
    A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.
  2. Being the only one of the kind; unique.
    She has a singular personality.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  3. Distinguished by superiority; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional.
    a man of singular gravity or attainments
  4. Out of the ordinary; curious.
    It was very singular; I don't know why he did it.
  5. (grammar) Referring to only one thing or person.
  6. (linear algebra, of matrix) Having no inverse.
  7. (linear algebra, of transformation) Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero.
  8. (set theory, of a cardinal number) Not equal to its own cofinality.
  9. (law) Each; individual.
    to convey several parcels of land, all and singular
  10. (obsolete) Engaged in by only one on a side; single.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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SINGULAR (_plural_ SINGULARS) * (grammar) A form of a word that refers to only one person or thing. ANTONYMS * (grammar: form of a word that refers to only one thing): plural TRANSLATIONS

singular (plural singulars)

  1. (grammar) A form of a word that refers to only one person or thing.

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* singular in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * singular in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * singular at _OneLook Dictionary Search_

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* (_grammatical numbers_) GRAMMATICAL NUMBER; SINGULAR, dual, trial, quadral, paucal, plural (Category: en:Grammar) * simplex * simple * single * singulus

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* railguns, rail guns

Which the in categoryCATALAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Catalan - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _singulāris_.

Borrowed from Latin singulāris.

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SINGULAR m, f (_masculine and feminine plural_ SINGULARS) * singular ANTONYMS * plural DERIVED TERMS * singularment RELATED TERMS * singularitat * singularitzar

singular m, f (masculine and feminine plural singulars)

  1. singular

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  • singularment

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Which the in categoryGALICIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Galician - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _singulāris_.

Borrowed from Latin singulāris.

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Galician - Adjective

SINGULAR m, f (_plural_ SINGULARES) * singular

singular m, f (plural singulares)

  1. singular

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Portuguese - Adjective

SINGULAR m, f (_plural_ SINGULARES, _comparable_) * singular (being the only one of a kind) * (grammar) singular (referring to only one thing) SYNONYMS * (one of a kind): único

singular m, f (plural singulares, comparable)

  1. singular (being the only one of a kind)
  2. (grammar) singular (referring to only one thing)

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Portuguese - Noun

SINGULAR m (_plural_ SINGULARES) * (grammar) singular (form of a word that refers to only one thing)

singular m (plural singulares)

  1. (grammar) singular (form of a word that refers to only one thing)

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Serbo-Croatian - Noun

SȈNGULĀR m (_Cyrillic spelling_ СИ̏НГУЛА̄Р) * singular DECLENSION SYNONYMS * jednìna

sȉngulār m (Cyrillic spelling си̏нгула̄р)

  1. singular

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Which the in categorySPANISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Spanish - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _singulāris_.

Borrowed from Latin singulāris.

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Spanish - Adjective

SINGULAR m, f (_plural_ SINGULARES) * singular * odd, peculiar ANTONYMS * (singular): plural DERIVED TERMS * singularmente

singular m, f (plural singulares)

  1. singular
  2. odd, peculiar

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Spanish - Noun

SINGULAR m (_plural_ SINGULARES) * singular

singular m (plural singulares)

  1. singular


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