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way point

a place or point between major points on a route.
Origin of way point
1875-80, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The third year review is the half-way point between one's hire as a tenure-track professor and going up for tenure.
  • And the mission hasn't even reached its half-way point yet.
  • Radio in those days was conceived mainly as a two-way point-to-point medium.
  • We're at the half-way point and about to switch to domestic issues.
  • However, the film goes off track at about the half-way point and thrashes about for a clever ending.
  • The deviation way point must now be correctly positioned within the existing way points.

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