American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Mathematics The point of a line segment or curvilinear arc that divides it into two parts of the same length.
- n. A position midway between two extremes.
- n. A point equidistant between two extremes.
- n. mathematics A point which divides a line segment into two lines of equal length.
- n. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
“The midpoint is on the state SPCA property, so at 9, I dropped the truck and donned a nearly new EMS waist pack I found at the Salvation Army store.”
“Using Mayer's methodology of proportional mixtures, for example, resulted in midpoint colors that were dirty-looking, not the clear greens and violets of the imagination.”
“I use the word midpoint to emphasize that much work remains to be done to achieve acceptable margins and returns on our investment.”
“At the midpoint, that is a small discount to a gold miner of similar size such as African Barrick Gold , which trades at 7.0 times, or Petropavlovsk, which trades at 6.7 times and which, like Polymetal, has most of its assets in Russia.”
“Sigh, I have to say that starting out with a stunning premise and unraveling after the midpoint is the fate of nearly all survival-horror titles.”
“Mean is a more appropriate word when defined as the midpoint between extremes which is exactly what is being recorded.”
“Daily average temperature is defined as the midpoint of the high and low temperatures of the day.”
“My point is that you don't call the midpoint of a process of creating something with a distant endpoint wrong simply because it hasn't reached its endpoint.”
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