end point

noun

1
: a point marking the completion of a process or stage of a process
especially : a point in a titration at which a definite effect (such as a color change) is observed
2
usually endpoint : either of two points or values that mark the ends of a line segment or interval
also : a point that marks the end of a ray

Examples of end point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Receiving a job offer is not the end point of a job search. Phil Blair, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Apr. 2024 While her time with this group is approaching its end point, Nichols has made lifelong memories this season. Maddie Hartley, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for end point 

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of end point was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“End point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20point. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

endpoint

noun
end·​point
ˈen(d)-ˌpȯint
: either of two points that mark the ends of a line segment
also : a point that marks the end of a ray

Medical Definition

end point

noun
: a point marking the completion of a process or stage of a process: as
a
: a point in a titration at which a definite effect is observed
b
: the greatest dilution (as of a virus or a vitamin) that will produce a specified effect in a biological system

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