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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:
 Noun 1 midpoint - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figurebight - the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)center of curvature, centre of curvature - the center of the circle of curvaturebowels - the center of the Earthbull's eye, bull - the center of a targetcenter 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 masscenter of mass, centre of mass - point representing the mean position of the matter in a bodycore - 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 shieldpoint - 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 Earthnucleus - the positively charged dense center of an atomnucleus - (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

[ˈmɪdˌpɔɪnt] N

## 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) →
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 →
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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Midpoint board of directors Chairperson, Shaikha Noora bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, expressed her gratitude and appreciation to His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa for his kind patronage of the successful seminar and also thanked the Ministry of Labour, Tamkeen for their support, affirming that Midpoints' will continue to organise similar events for the benefit of Bahraini youths in all walks of life.
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Let us take an arbitrary quadrilateral, mark the midpoints of two opposite sides, join these midpoints and take the midpoint of the resulting segment to obtain point X.
(Convex and concave quadrilaterals are two types of simple quadrilateral whereas crossed quadrilateral is a non-simple quadrilateral.) The students in one of the groups pointed out that quadrilateral EFGH--the shape formed by joining the midpoints of the sides of the original quadrilateral (any of the three types) seemed to have two pairs of parallel sides and hence seemed to be a parallelogram.
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-- After posting a loss of nearly \$3 billion for fiscal 2009, Rite Aid management looked toward fiscal 2010 with projections whose midpoints fell short of Wall Street's average forecast.
The spread firms' midpoints imply that Liverpool can be expected to gain more than 60 per cent of all corners - and, to be honest, their midpoints may be a little bit too low.
The proof begins with the realization that the line connecting two midpoints is parallel to the third line.
This investigation invites students to formulate and test conjectures about the shapes formed by consecutively connecting the midpoints of the sides of various types of quadrilaterals, for example, squares, rectangles, rhombuses, parallelograms, and general quadrilaterals.
airports as midpoints for their flights between the two nations.
When investigated in Spenser, pondering emerges as both the central structural and interpretive principle: "By unfolding his overall epic into a series of smaller epics of imperfectly isomorphic structure, Spenser can allow these epics' centres, both in represented space (the various manifestations or types of the cosmic omphalos) and in textual space (the legends' midpoints) to engage in dialogue" (120).

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