point of division

point of division

[‚pȯint əv di′vizh·ən]
(mathematics)
The point that divides the line segment joining two given points in a given ratio.
References in classic literature ?
To ascertain the precise point of division between the genuine institutions of Christianity and the corruptions accumulated upon them in the progress of fifteen centuries, was found a task of extreme difficulty throughout the Christian world.
Oxhill Central moved to within a point of Division Two leaders Winlaton Highlander as two goals from Sean Hodgson and strikes from Gav Clews and Dan Maddison saw them to a 4-2 victory at Stanley Ball Alley, who had Iain Curson and Paul Miles on target.
iv) Join the first point of division on AB to thi last on AC, the second on AB to the secon last on AC, etc.
Henry took five for 36 to rout Northants for just 142 in their second innings, handing Worcestershire a 21-point victory and moving them within a single point of Division Two leaders Essex.
CAERAU (ELY) moved within a point of division one leaders Penybont following a 3-0 home victory over bottom side AFC Porth yesterday.
West Park Warriors moved to within a point of Division Four leaders Linley with a 26-9 success at Port Sunlight.
LOUGHOR are within a point of Division Two West leaders Builth Wells after they beat Bridgend Athletic.
ARBROATH moved to within a point of Division Three leaders Berwick after thrashing East Stirling at Firs Park last night.
Let it forever be not a point of division but a meeting place between great and true friends," he said.
Town Talk move within a point of Division Three leaders Pig and Whistle B, who lead the table on 80 points.
The temps feudal (feudal era) of the title runs from the thirteenth through sixteenth centuries, thus spanning what is usually seen as the point of division between the late Middle Ages and the early modern periods.
Referring to a number of Middle Eastern churches, the Pope expressed his gratefulness that after centuries of misunderstanding they had declared their faith in "the one incarnate Word, true God and true Man" thereby ending the major point of division between Catholics and the Armenian Orthodox.