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mid·point

 (mĭd′point′)
n.
1. Mathematics The point of a line segment or curvilinear arc that divides it into two parts of the same length.
2. A position midway between two extremes.

midpoint

(ˈmɪdˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. (Mathematics) the point on a line that is at an equal distance from either end
2. a point in time halfway between the beginning and end of an event

mid•point

(ˈmɪdˌpɔɪnt)

n.
a point at or near the middle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midpoint - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figuremidpoint - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
bight - the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)
center of curvature, centre of curvature - the center of the circle of curvature
bowels - the center of the Earth
bull's eye, bull - the center of a target
center of gravity, centre of gravity - the point within something at which gravity can be considered to act; in uniform gravity it is equal to the center of mass
center of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a body
core - the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core"
navel point, navel - the center point or middle of something; "the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe"
nombril - the center point on a shield
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
core - the central part of the Earth
nucleus - the positively charged dense center of an atom
nucleus - (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

midpoint

noun
A point or an area equidistant from all sides of something:
Translations

midpoint

[ˈmɪdˌpɔɪnt] Npunto m medio

midpoint

mid-point [ˈmɪdpɔɪnt] n
(between two places, things)point m médian
the midpoint between → le point médian entre
the midpoint between Paris and Warsaw → le point médian entre Paris et Varsovie
BUT le point à mi-chemin entre Paris et Varsovie.
(= middle) → milieu m
the midpoint in the current fiscal year → le milieu de l'année fiscale en cours
the midpoint of one's life → la moitié de sa vie
She had not yet reached the midpoint of her life → Elle n'avait pas encore atteint la moitié de sa vie.mid-range [ˈmɪdreɪndʒ] adj [product, service] → de milieu de gamme
comfortable mid-range accommodation → un hébergement confortable de milieu de gamme
a mid-range family car → une voiture familiale de milieu de gamme

midpoint

[ˈmɪdpɔɪnt] n at the midpoint of (road, event) → nel mezzo di
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