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point of inflection
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Point of inflection
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point of inflection
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noun
Mathematics
.
inflection point
.
Origin:
1735–45
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point of inflection
—
n
,
pl
points of inflection
maths
a stationary point on a curve at which the tangent is horizontal or vertical and where tangents on either side have the same sign
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Example sentences
At the present end of the graph you can also see a
point of inflection
indicating the same will happen again.
In the first case, the root is near a
point of inflection
so that the iterations oscillate and convergence is impossible.
At the
point of inflection
of the growth curve, inoculate three new flasks from this series and follow the second growth curve.
The curve is sigmoidal in shape and symmetric about a central
point of inflection
.
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