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a point at which a decisive change takes place; critical point; crisis.
a point at which something changes direction, especially a high or low point on a graph.
a point temporarily located and marked in order to establish the elevation or position of a surveying instrument at a new station.
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It may be our lot to experience, and in large measure to bring about, a major
in the long history of the human race.
For both writers, the evening would prove a
We certainly are today at a
, and this industry needs to now find new niches in order to grow again.
seems to have come with the generation born in the nineteen-forties.
It was an incredible, tremendous
for the human race.
comes when, transformed into a donkey, he is performing in a circus and spies the fairy in the audience.
Last week marked a
for the beer industry.
One of these days, we'll get a jobs report that clearly marks the
in our weak recovery.
was when they lost control to the advertisers.
It was a
in an already foundering war.
British Dictionary definitions for
a moment when the course of events is changed
the turning point of his career
a point at which there is a change in direction or motion
) a stationary point at which the first derivative of a function changes sign, so that typically its graph does not cross a horizontal tangent
) a point to which a foresight and a backsight are taken in levelling; change point
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