limit point


Definition of limit point

: a point that is related to a set of points in such a way that every neighborhood of the point no matter how small contains another point belonging to the set

called also point of accumulation

Examples of limit point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Items like pencils, scorecards and rakes were also eliminated from courses to limit points of contact. Akeem Glaspie, Indianapolis Star, "All golf courses to close in Marion County Friday," 2 Apr. 2020 Do your best to clean hands between interactions and limit points of contact. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Do I have to go to work during coronavirus? How to protect yourself if you must go in.," 18 Mar. 2020 Elko's unit is taking the ball away (18 turnovers forced though eight games), limiting points (16.1 points per game allowed, 10th nationally), and has only allowed one rushing touchdown all year (best in the country). Laken Litman, Indianapolis Star, "The key to Notre Dame's defensive turnaround? Hiring Wake Forest's defensive coordinator," 3 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of limit point

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Limit point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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