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**Singular point of a curve**— In geometry, a singular point on a curve is one where the curve is not given by a smooth embedding of a parameter. The precise definition of a singular point depends on the type of curve being studied. Contents 1 Algebraic curves in the plane 1.1 … Wikipedia**Isolated**— I so*la ted ([imac] s[ o]*l[=a] t[e^]d), a. Placed or standing alone; detached; separated from others. [1913 Webster] {Isolated point of a curve}. (Geom.) See {Acnode}. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**A/UX**— Infobox OS name = A/UX caption = A/UX 3.0.1 with Finder, CommandShell and Netscape developer = Apple Computer family = UNIX System V source model = Closed source latest release version = 3.1.1 latest release date = 1995 kernel type = Monolithic… … Wikipedia**Differential geometry of surfaces**— Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1828 In mathematics, the differential geometry of surfaces deals with smooth surfaces with various additional structures, most often, a Riemannian metric. Surfaces have been extensively studied from various perspectives:… … Wikipedia**Double point**— Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Algebraic curve**— In algebraic geometry, an algebraic curve is an algebraic variety of dimension one. The theory of these curves in general was quite fully developed in the nineteenth century, after many particular examples had been considered, starting with… … Wikipedia**Melting-point depression**— This article deals with melting/freezing point depression due to very small particle size. For depression due to the mixture of another compound, see freezing point depression. Melting point depression is a term referring to the phenomenon of… … Wikipedia**Resolution of singularities**— Strong desingularization of Observe that the resolution does not stop after the first blowing up, when the strict transform is smooth, but when it is simple normal crossings with the exceptional divisors. In algebraic geometry, the problem of… … Wikipedia**Melting point depression**— is a term referring to the phenomenon of reduction of the melting point of a material with reduction of its size. This phenomenon is very prominent in nanoscale materials which melt at temperatures hundreds of degrees lower than bulk… … Wikipedia**nature, philosophy of**— Introduction the discipline that investigates substantive issues regarding the actual features of nature as a reality. The discussion here is divided into two parts: the philosophy of physics and the philosophy of biology. In this… … Universalium