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stationary point
noun
1.
a point on a curve at which the tangent is either horizontal or vertical, such as a maximum, a minimum, or a point of inflection
2.
(
astronomy
) a point in the apparent path of a planet when it reverses direction
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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