midpoint

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noun mid·point \ˈmid-ˌpȯint, -ˈpȯint\

Definition of midpoint

  1. :  a point at or near the center or middle

Examples of midpoint in a Sentence

  1. The crowd begins to leave after the midpoint of the final period.

  2. The team is in last place at the midpoint of the season.

  3. the midpoint between her knee and ankle

  4. The train stopped to refuel at the midpoint between New York and Chicago.

  5. the midpoint of one side of the rectangle

14th Century

First Known Use of midpoint

14th century


MIDPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

midpoint

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noun mid·point \ˈmid-ˌpȯint, -ˈpȯint\

Definition of midpoint for English Language Learners

  • : a point at the middle of something : a point halfway between two ends



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