end point


Definition of end point

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 \ ˈen(d)-​ˌpȯint How to pronounce end point (audio) \ : 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 There were smoke bombs and firecrackers, but there was no noteworthy violence when the first marchers reached the end point outside European Union headquarters. Fox News, 21 Nov. 2021 Aris’ canvas of ideas, instructional strategy, of motivation and inspiration, had no end point. Marc Bloom, Outside Online, 23 Sep. 2019 The route begins at 200 South and 200 West, goes east along 200 South, turns right at 400 East, travels south along 400 East, then another right at 700 South, and continues west to the end point at 200 East. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 May 2022 For Killacky, his wrestling career is reaching an end point. Patrick Z. Mcgavin, chicagotribune.com, 13 Jan. 2022 Villanelle had to die to bring the show to an end point. ELLE, 11 Apr. 2022 An oil tanker operated by Sovcomflot is moored at the Primorsk Commercial Seaport, the end point of the Baltic Pipeline System, three years ago. Ian Talley, WSJ, 28 Jan. 2022 But relatability, taken so literally, shouldn't be the end point of experiencing art. Chase Hutchinson, The Week, 24 Mar. 2022 Fisher also urged people to check in with themselves regarding their mental health, noting the pandemic has been long and fatiguing, without a linear end point. Lisa Schencker, chicagotribune.com, 26 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of end point

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of end point was in 1899

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19 Jun 2022

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“End point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20point. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for end point


end·​point | \ ˈend-ˌpȯint \

Kids Definition of endpoint

: either of two points that mark the ends of a line segment or a point that marks the end of a ray

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Medical Definition of end point

: 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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