just in time
the temperature at which water vapour in the air becomes saturated and water droplets begin to form
the point at which a titration is complete, usually marked by a change in colour of an indicator
the farthest point at which vision is distinct when the lens, muscles, etc. of the eye are relaxed
the temperature at which a mixture of ice and water are in equilibrium at a pressure of one atmosphere . It is 0° on the Celsius scale and 32° on the Fahrenheit scale
appropriate ; pertinent ; apt
A point is a detail, aspect, or quality of something or someone.
pertinent ; relevant
a soldier who walks at the front of an infantry patrol in combat
to mark off from the right-hand side (a number of decimal places) in a whole number to create a mixed decimal
If you point out an object or place, you make people look at it or show them where it is.
to emphasize, esp by identifying
a point that would enable one side to win a set
a place or point between major points on a route
In finance, a basis point is one hundredth of one per cent (.01%).
an additional point in a game, a sporting competition, or any similar scheme in which points can be awarded
a point which allows the receiving player to break the service of the server
a fielding position in the covers
a village in NE New York, on Lake Champlain : the site of a strategic fort in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. 1837
the temperature above which a ferromagnetic substance loses its ferromagnetism and becomes paramagnetic
→ dead center
→ conversion (sense 3 )
the midpoint of a shield
a reproducible invariant temperature; the boiling point, freezing point, or triple point of a substance, such as water, that is used to calibrate a thermometer or define a temperature scale
the lowest temperature at which a volatile solid or the vapor of a liquid will flash when exposed to a brief flame under certain conditions
The focal point of something is the thing that people concentrate on or pay most attention to.
a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game
either of two exchange rates (the gold export point and the gold import point ) at which it is as cheap to settle international accounts by exporting or importing gold bullion as by selling or buying bills of exchange
a mark of a student's academic achievement which is the average of all the grades that they have been awarded during the course of their studies
a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
The high point of an event or period of time is the most exciting or enjoyable part of it.
the point at infinity
the tip of a knife blade
(of a set ) a point that is the limit of a sequence of points in the set
The point of what you are saying or discussing is the most important part that provides a reason or explanation for the rest .
In a game of tennis, match point is the situation when the player who is in the lead can win the whole match if they win the next point.
a question about which there is debate or doubt
the nearest point to the eye at which an object remains in focus
the temperature above which an antiferromagnetic substance loses its antiferromagnetism and becomes paramagnetic
a sustained bass note, over which the other parts move bringing about changing harmonies
a small diagonal needlepoint stitch used for fine detail
a point in a network or system where congestion occurs or is likely to occur
an advantage or positive characteristic
a score given for a successful kick between the goalposts and above the crossbar, following a touchdown
If you say something point-blank, you say it very directly or rudely, without explaining or apologizing.
a method of evaluating a player's hand in terms of points assigned to it for high cards and extremes of suit distribution
the stationing of a police officer or traffic warden at a road junction to control and direct traffic
any of 32 possible types of crystals, classified according to their rotational symmetry about axes through a point
the position of the player responsible for directing the team's attacking play
lace made by a needle with buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern