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Deutsche Synonyme für Wendepunkt

Umkehrpunkt  Wende  Wendepunkt  
Bruch  Einschnitt  Unterbrechung  Wendepunkt  Zäsur  

Englische Synonyme für point of inflection

Lexikoneinträge für point of inflection

Cover-point (n.) The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports "point."
Dew-point (n.) The temperature at which dew begins to form. It varies with the humidity and temperature of the atmosphere.
Dust-point (n.) An old rural game.
Inflection (n.) The act of inflecting, or the state of being inflected.
Inflection (n.) A bend
Inflection (n.) A slide, modulation, or accent of the voice
Inflection (n.) The variation or change which words undergo to mark case, gender, number, comparison, tense, person, mood, voice, etc.
Inflection (n.) Any change or modification in the pitch or tone of the voice.
Inflection (n.) A departure from the monotone, or reciting note, in chanting.
Inflection (n.) Same as Diffraction.
Libration point (n.) any one of five points in the plane of a system of two large astronomical bodies orbiting each other, as the Earth-moon system, where the gravitational pull of the two bodies on an object are approximately equal, and in opposite directions. A solid object moving in the same velocity and direction as such a libration point will remain in gravitational equilibrium with the two bodies of the system and not fall toward either body.
Point (v. t. & i.) To appoint.
Point (n.) That which pricks or pierces
Point (n.) An instrument which pricks or pierces, as a sort of needle used by engravers, etchers, lace workers, and others
Point (n.) Anything which tapers to a sharp, well-defined termination. Specifically: A small promontory or cape
Point (n.) The mark made by the end of a sharp, piercing instrument, as a needle
Point (n.) An indefinitely small space
Point (n.) An indivisible portion of time
Point (n.) A mark of punctuation
Point (n.) Whatever serves to mark progress, rank, or relative position, or to indicate a transition from one state or position to another, degree
Point (n.) That which arrests attention, or indicates qualities or character
Point (n.) Hence, the most prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
Point (n.) A small matter
Point (n.) A dot or mark used to designate certain tones or time
Point (n.) A dot or mark distinguishing or characterizing certain tones or styles
Point (n.) A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.
Point (n.) A fixed conventional place for reference, or zero of reckoning, in the heavens, usually the intersection of two or more great circles of the sphere, and named specifically in each case according to the position intended
Point (n.) One of the several different parts of the escutcheon. See Escutcheon.
Point (n.) One of the points of the compass (see Points of the compass, below)
Point (n.) A short piece of cordage used in reefing sails. See Reef point, under Reef.
Point (n.) A a string or lace used to tie together certain parts of the dress.
Point (n.) Lace wrought the needle
Point (n.) A switch.
Point (n.) An item of private information
Point (n.) A fielder who is stationed on the off side, about twelve or fifteen yards from, and a little in advance of, the batsman.
Point (n.) The attitude assumed by a pointer dog when he finds game
Point (n.) A standard unit of measure for the size of type bodies, being one twelfth of the thickness of pica type. See Point system of type, under Type.
Point (n.) A tyne or snag of an antler.
Point (n.) One of the spaces on a backgammon board.
Point (n.) A movement executed with the saber or foil
Point (n.) To give a point to
Point (n.) To direct toward an abject
Point (n.) Hence, to direct the attention or notice of.
Point (n.) To supply with punctuation marks
Point (n.) To mark (as Hebrew) with vowel points.
Point (n.) To give particular prominence to
Point (n.) To indicate or discover by a fixed look, as game.
Point (n.) To fill up and finish the joints of (a wall), by introducing additional cement or mortar, and bringing it to a smooth surface.
Point (n.) To cut, as a surface, with a pointed tool.
Point (v. i.) To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it
Point (v. i.) To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do.
Point (v. i.) To approximate to the surface
Point-blank (n.) The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed.
Point-blank (n.) With all small arms, the second point in which the natural line of sight, when horizontal, cuts the trajectory.
Point-blank (n.) With artillery, the point where the projectile first strikes the horizontal plane on which the gun stands, the axis of the piece being horizontal.
Point-blank (a.) Directed in a line toward the object aimed at
Point-blank (a.) Hence, direct
Point-blank (adv.) In a point-blank manner.
Point d'appui () See under Appui.
Point-device (a.) Alt. of Point-devise
Point-devise (a.) Uncommonly nice and exact
Point-device (adv.) Alt. of Point-devise
Point-devise (adv.) Exactly.

Weitere Lexikoneinträge

point after
point after touchdown
extra point
in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
jumping-off point
point of departure
a beginning from which an enterprise is launched, he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own, reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions, the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out
three-point landing a landing in which all three wheels of the aircraft touch the ground at the same time
point duty the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersection
three-point turn the act of turning a vehicle around in a limited space by moving in a series of back and forward arcs
blue point
small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
blue point Siamese Siamese cat having a bluish creamolored body and dark grey points
basic point defense missile system a shipboard missile system
street corner
turning point
the intersection of two streets, standing on the corner watching all the girls go by
diamond point a very hard small point made from a diamond
distributor point
breaker point
a contact in the distributor, as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
dry point a steel needle for engraving without acid on a bare copper plate
dry point a print produced by dry point engraving
gros point needlepoint embroidery done with large stitches
gros point a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
petit point needlepoint done with small stitches
petit point tent stitch a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
point sharp end, he stuck the point of the knife into a tree, he broke the point of his pencil
point power point a wall socket
point gunpoint the gun muzzle's direction, he held me up at the point of a gun
point-and-shoot camera a lightweight photographic camera with an autofocus
point lace
lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
the head and sharpened point of a spear
three-way switch
three-point switch
an electric switch that has three terminals, used to control a circuit from two different locations
well point
a perforated tube driven into the ground to collect water from the surrounding area
boiling point being highly angry or excited, ready to boil over, after an hour of waiting I was at the boiling point
vanishing point the appearance of a point on the horizon at which parallel lines converge
point spot an outstanding characteristic, his acting was one of the high points of the movie
point a distinguishing or individuating characteristic, he knows my bad points as well as my good points
selling point a characteristic of something that is up for sale that makes it attractive to potential customers
Curie temperature
Curie point
the temperature above which a ferromagnetic substance loses its ferromagnetism and becomes paramagnetic
dew point the temperature at which the water vapor in the air becomes saturated and condensation begins
flash point
the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be ignited in air
freezing point
melting point
the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid
boiling point boil the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level, they brought the water to a boil
the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
point of view the spatial property of the position from which something is observed
forte strong suit
long suit
specialty speciality strong point
an asset of special worth or utility, cooking is his forte
weak point an attribute that is inadequate or deficient
craniometric point a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
auricular point
the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
jugal point
the craniometric point at the union of the frontal and temporal processes of the zygomatic bone
orbital point
the craniometric point at the lowest point on the lower edge of the orbit
alveolar point
craniometric point that is the most anterior point in the midline on the alveolar process of the maxilla
pressure point an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure, you must know the pressure points in order to administer shiatsu
McBurney's point a point one third of the way along a line drawn from the hip to the umbilicus, the point of maximum sensitivity in acute appendicitis
point system a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
point of honor a concern that seriously reflects on your honor
pressure point where problems or difficulties are likely to occur, a key pressure point in the controversy was the building permit
focal point
direction centering
the concentration of attention or energy on something, the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology, he had no direction in his life
grade point a numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course taken at a college or university multiplied by the number of credit hours awarded for the course
point of no return
a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
data point
an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole, several of the details are similar, a point of information
sticking point a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal
case in point
an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
zero point
the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
point a geometric element that has position but no extension, a point is defined by its coordinates
intersection point
point of intersection
a point where lines intersect
high point the most enjoyable part of a given experience, the trumpet solo was the high point of the concert
point the object of an activity, what is the point of discussing it?
phi coefficient
phi correlation
fourfold point correlation
an index of the relation between any two sets of scores that can both be represented on ordered binary dimensions (e.g., male-female)
point of view
a mental position from which things are viewed, we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians, teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
point system a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list, he noticed an item in the New York Times, she had several items on her shopping list, the main point on the agenda was taken up first
point a brief version of the essential meaning of something, get to the point, he missed the point of the joke, life has lost its point
rallying point a point or principle on which scattered or opposing groups can come together
talking point an especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussion
point of order a question as to whether the current proceedings are allowed by parliamentary procedure
decimal point
percentage point
the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
fixed-point part
the positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm, in the expression log . the mantissa is .
fixed-point notation
fixed-point representation system
a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is fixed by convention
floating-point notation
floating-point representation system
a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix, in the floating-point representation system, . is represented as .- where - is the exponent
point head a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer, the point of the arrow was due north
exclamation mark
exclamation point
a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamation
full stop
stop full point
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations, in England they call a period a stop
suspension point (usually plural) one of a series of points indicating that something has been omitted or that the sentence is incomplete
question mark
interrogation point
a punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question
pedal point
a sustained bass note
the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
modulation inflection a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
vowel point a mark placed below or near a consonant (as in Hebrew or Arabic) to indicate the spoken vowel
reference point
point of reference
an indicator that orients you generally, it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved
lubber's line
lubber line
lubber's mark
lubber's point
a fixed line on a ship's compass indicating its heading
grade point average
a measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university, calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted
deviation from a straight or normal course
turning point
an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend, the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations
point mutation
gene mutation
(genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene
blue point
oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast, usually eaten raw
point of apoapsis
(astronomy) the point in an orbit farthest from the body being orbited
jumping-off place
point of departure
a place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched, one day when I was at a suitable jumping-off place I decided to see if I could find him, my point of departure was San Francisco
celestial point a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
equinoctial point
(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
navel point
the center point or middle of something, the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe
end point
a place where something ends or is complete
extreme point
the point located farthest from the middle of something
geographic point
geographical point
a point on the surface of the Earth
point source a concentrated source (especially of radiation or pollution) that is spatially constricted
point of periapsis
(astronomy) the point in an orbit closest to the body being orbited
point the precise location of something, a spatially limited location, she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


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