Singular point

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 18:58, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == singular point == </div> #<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Of a differ...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

singular point

  1. Of a differential equation, a point at which the coefficients are not expandable in a Taylor series.

  2. Of a function of a complex variable, a point at which the function does not have a derivative.

  3. (
    Also called singularity.) Of a flow field, a point at which the direction of flow is not uniquely determined, hence, a point of zero speed, for example, a col.