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The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
William O. Douglas

Meaning of "critical point" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRITICAL POINT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRITICAL POINT

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Critical point is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CRITICAL POINT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Critical point

Critical point may refer to: ▪ Critical point, in calculus, the point in an equation where its derivative is zero ▪ Critical point, an elementary embedding of a transitive class into another transitive class which is the smallest ordinal which is not mapped to itself ▪ Critical point, a temperature and pressure of a material beyond which there is no longer any difference between the liquid and gas phases ▪ Construction point, in skiing, a line the represents the steepest point on a hill...

Definition of critical point in the English dictionary

The definition of critical point in the dictionary is the point on a phase diagram that represents the critical state of a substance.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRITICAL POINT

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critical angle
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critical density
critical mass
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critical path method
critical period
critical pressure
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WORDS THAT END LIKE CRITICAL POINT

access point
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standpoint
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Synonyms and antonyms of critical point in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «critical point» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRITICAL POINT

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Translator English - Chinese

临界点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

punto crítico
570 millions of speakers

English

critical point
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

النقطة الحرجة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

критическая точка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ponto crítico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গুরুতর বিন্দু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

point critique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Titik kritikal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kritischen Punkt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

臨界点
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

임계점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Titik kritis
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

điểm quan trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக்கியமான புள்ளி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गंभीर बिंदू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kritik nokta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

punto critico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

punkt krytyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

критична точка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

punct critic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρίσιμο σημείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kritieke punt
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

kritisk punkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kritiske punktet
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about critical point

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3 QUOTES WITH «CRITICAL POINT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word critical point.
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William O. Douglas
The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
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Roger Mahony
Our country stands at a critical point in its history. Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake.
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Ricardo Salinas Pliego
Giving teenagers some inspiration, a single role model and an opportunity to be part of something bigger at a critical point in their lives can be the difference between being a productive or being a destructive member of society.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRITICAL POINT»

Discover the use of critical point in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to critical point and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Minimax Methods in Critical Point Theory with Applications ...
Gives an introduction to minimax methods in critical point theory and shows their use in existence questions for nonlinear differential equations.
Paul H. Rabinowitz, Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, 1986
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Critical point theory in global analysis and differential ...
Critical point theory in global analysis and differential topology
Marston Morse, Stewart Scott Cairns, 1969
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Critical Point Theory and Its Applications
Presents some of the research in the area of critical point theory. This book describes the methods and presents various applications.
Wenming Zou, Martin Schechter, 2006
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The Critical Point: A Historical Introduction to the Modern ...
This book provides an historical account of theoretical explanations of critical phenomena which ultimately led to a major triumph of statistical mechanics in the 20th Century - with the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Cyril Domb, 1996
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Linking Methods in Critical Point Theory
Discusses the problem of finding critical points that are neither maxima nor minima, and presents a systematic way of finding critical points. Based upon the discovery of the fact that there are subsets. DLC: Critical point theory.
Martin Schechter, 1999
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Critical Point Theory for Lagrangian Systems
This monograph gives a modern account of the application of critical point theory, and more specifically Morse theory, to Lagrangian dynamics, with particular emphasis toward existence and multiplicity of periodic orbits of non-autonomous ...
Marco Mazzucchelli, 2011
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Minimax Systems and Critical Point Theory
This text starts at the foundations of the field, and is accessible with some background in functional analysis. As such, the book is ideal for classroom of self study.
Martin Schechter, 2009
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Cirque Du Freak (The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 1)
The chilling Saga of Darren Shan, the ordinary schoolboy plunged into the vampire world.
Darren Shan, 2011
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Topics in Critical Point Theory
"This book introduces the reader to powerful methods of critical point theory and details successful contemporary approaches to many problems, some of which had proved resistant to attack by older methods.
Kanishka Perera, Martin Schechter, 2013
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Nonsmooth Critical Point Theory and Nonlinear Boundary Value ...
Until now, however, no one had gathered these tools and results together into a unified, systematic survey of these advances. This book fills that gap.
Leszek Gasinski, Nikolaos S. Papageorgiou, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRITICAL POINT»

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US Indices: Crash Point Or Turning Point?
Gold, the monetary commodity, has also arrived at a critical point. Although the triangle on its chart goes back to 2008, slightly less impressive ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
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Opinion: Royal commission exposes Bill Shorten's relentless ambition
There is a critical point about this donation. It was not to help the union, but Shorten personally. Shorten wanted Unibilt to pay for a full-time ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
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NRDC hits Illinois Republican over climate vote
“This vote in the Senate was the critical point, at this time, whether senators support moving ahead or are going to try to block or undermine ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
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Court case in Gander could impact Clarenville
“For me the critical point is not whether the Appellants directly benefit from the provision of parking and access roadways. This they clearly do. «Clarenville Packet, Jul 15»
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Gold & Silver Market Morning
We are at a very critical point on the Technical side. Since Friday there have been no sales or purchases of gold from the SPDR gold ETF or the ... «Gold Seek, Jul 15»
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Fort Wayne residents with ties to debt-ridden Greece weigh in on …
I think they're (Greece) at that critical point now. Now they need to come up with some final solution, put it in place, you know, whatever it is for ... «21Alive, Jul 15»
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Revision made to Manatee Recovery Plan
... Chantel Clarke-Samuels says that the manatee population in Belize is at a critical point whereby strategies need to be priority in order to deal ... «LoveFM, Jul 15»
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Europe Races To Save Greece
... into a United States of Europe, which would have a central baking authority to prevent Greek-like financial crisis from reaching a critical point. «Town Hall, Jul 15»
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IS ISLAM A THREAT TO AMERICA?
During this critical point in America's history, we are facing the same thing today. The difference is how our elected representatives and ... «NewsWithViews.com, Jul 15»
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Residents speak up again on Park City School District plans
I have to educate my kids, and we're at a critical, critical point." Park City School District's Master Plan proposal. Phase one, to be completed by ... «The Park Record, Jul 15»

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