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stationary point

See direct motion.

stationary point

[′stā·shə‚ner·ē ′pȯint]
(astronomy)
A point at which a planet's apparent motion changes from direct to retrograde motion, or vice versa.
(mathematics)
A point on a curve at which the tangent is horizontal.
For a function of several variables, a point at which all partial derivatives are 0.
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Euro NCAP said, 'The Mokka scored maximum points based on the readings from the 3-year-old child dummy in the dynamics test.
ORIENTEERS from Coventry and Warwickshire's Octavian Droobers scored maximum points in the West Midlands League event at Brereton on Cannock Chase to boost the club's hopes of improving on their third-place position.
The loan-to-value on the various classes of debt, assuming depreciation per Standard & Poor's criteria and at the maximum point during the life of the rated securities, is as follows:
With Tajikistan hosting Nepal in Dushanbe in the other Group F encounter, the Azkals are hard-pressed to gain maximum points against the Yemenis, who held the Filipinos to a 2-2 draw in Bacolod last Sept.
Then the Rallynuts Severn Valley Stages produced a maximum points score for the Fiesta World Rally Car of former Pirelli Champion Connor McCloskey and John Rowan.
7 to clinch maximum points with Phil Robertson (15:25.
Three quick boundaries by Andrew Ebdale, who finished 14 not out, along with Gary Quinn, six not out, safely saw Blyth home - reaching 118-4 to secure maximum points.
Despite their perilous league position, Doncaster are installed as bet365's marginal 13/8 favourites to secure maximum points, odds that have attracted considerable support from punters mindful that although Coventry beat high-flying Millwall last Saturday, their form since Christmas has been abysmal.
In a tight encounter at Craven Cottage, Abel Hernandez's secondhalf penalty was enough to hand the Tigers maximum points with a 1-0 win after Moses Odubajo found his heels clipped by Lasse Vigen Christensen in the box with 10 minutes remaining.
The vehicle received maximum points in the full-width.
But for sure they want to win the last game at home and for sure we want to try the maximum points.
And the driver dummy scored maximum points, with good protection of all body regions, while maximum points were also scored in the side barrier test with all parts of the body well protected.

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