point of inflection


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point of inflection

n, pl points of inflection
(Mathematics) maths a stationary point on a curve at which the tangent is horizontal or vertical and where tangents on either side have the same sign
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This point is indicated in Figures 3-5 and is a localised point of inflection that can exist on a three dimensional surface; what makes this point unique, and hence a convenient reference point, is that it has zero Gaussian curvature in any direction (Harvey Mudd, n.d.).
I believe the fabrication of printed circuit boards in North America is at a historic critical point of inflection. I fear the defense industry is at an equally dire juncture, one at which it needs to acknowledge the market reality and take action to maintain critical mass in order to ensure its long-term ability to procure high technology electronics--and then follow through by supporting the remaining smaller companies by embracing their diversity rather than trying to reduce the number of suppliers it interacts with.
Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments, Mashreq Bank said, "The E-commerce space in the UAE is at a point of inflection and is set to grow four-fold by 2018.
Nimish Dwivedi, Head of Payments, Mashreq said, "The E-commerce space in the UAE is at a point of inflection and is set to grow four-fold by 2018.
Kachure has planned two informative presentations: “Creating Laboratory Value: Strategies to Make Your Hospital Lab an Economic Engine” and “Extraordinary Results: Defining the Point of Inflection in Your Laboratory.” In each session, Mr.
The promontory on which I stand was and remains a point of inflection on the chart of human destiny: claw windward a little to the east and live; drift leeward a little to the west and die.
Growth curves for poultry generally have the following characteristics: an accelerating phase of growth from hatching a point of inflection in the growth curve at which the growth rate is maximum a phase where growth rate is decelerating and a limiting value (asymptote) mature weight (Wilson 1977).
Phani Krishna, who was Nadella's classmate and also his colleague at Microsoft, refers to him as the point of inflection man.
"Are we at the critical point of inflection for the markets?
The curvature of the test bridge was theoretically predicted to decrease to zero which is a point of inflection, as illustrated in Figure 1(b).
And if you look at multi-channel markets the world over - par- ticularly satellite broadcasters -youseethatwhatwedois very capital intensive up front, but once you pass the point of inflection, it takes off."