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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • n. A point equidistant between two extremes.
  • n. A point which divides a line segment into two lines of equal length.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

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