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endpoint

[end-point] /ˈɛndˌpɔɪnt/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the point on each side of an interval marking its extremity on that side.
Also, end point.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; end1 + point
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Examples from the web for endpoint
  • Since a rainbow is an optical illusion, it doesn't have an actual endpoint.
  • It displays nuanced physiological adaptations you'd expect toward the endpoint of modern bipedal foot development, he added.
  • These are two different routes to the same endpoint.
  • Okay that's fine, but that's only an intermediate endpoint.
  • Then obvious endpoint is when the cause loses credibility.
  • What appeared to take but a day was the endpoint of a long selection.
  • The logical endpoint is that nobody has any money to pay for anything, including taxes and student loans.
  • Signing contracts is not part of the process, it is the endpoint.
  • His starting point is always confrontation, his procedure to wrestle out contradiction, his endpoint a position of certainty.
  • There's nothing worse than a product that has reached its telos, its design endpoint.
Word Origin and History for endpoint
n.

also end-point, 1899, originally in chemistry, from end + point (n.). General use from 1920s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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