American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The point in a course of action beyond which reversal is not possible.
- n. The point in the flight of an aircraft beyond which there is insufficient fuel for return to the starting point.
- n. aviation The point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.
- n. idiomatic The point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.
- n. a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
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we are all just passing through.
(boundaries, portals and liminal spaces/times)
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