branch point

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branch point

[′branch ‚pȯint]
(computer science)
A point in a computer program at which there is a branch instruction.
(electricity)
A terminal in an electrical network that is common to more than two elements or parts of elements of the network. Also known as junction point; node.
(mathematics)
A point at which two or more sheets of a Riemann surface join together.
In bifurcation theory, a value of a parameter in a nonlinear equation at which solutions branch off from the basic solution.
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These include stations Castrop-Rauxel and Dortmund-Mengede and the branching point Nette.
Alumae studied small stationary elastic axisymmetric vibrations of a truncated conical shell of revolution in [36], and noted that in some frequency range the equations of membrane vibrations have a branching point in the interval of integration.
The gene which had the shortest distance from the branching point of the duplication event in the corresponding species was selected as the representative gene among the in-paralogs.
But at the branching point leading to gorillas, chimps and humans - which represents an ancestor that lived roughly 10 million years ago - the enzyme becomes a powerful alcohol digester.
6, in general, a relaxation spectrum reflects topology structure and melt strength for polymer in macroscopic view, whereas it reflects the molecular structure, density of branching point and molecular weight for polymer in microscopic view.
With all the necessary caution, it looks to me that we are at a branching point.
The branching point of sural cutaneous nerves was proximal to the joint line in all eight specimens.
It is conducted from the above mentioned facts that the probably one branching point occurs per repeating units of the glucomannan, which constituting the non-ionic polysaccharide of Rauwolfia Serpentina Benth.
KEY FINDINGS: -- Ribosomal protein and rRNA-based phylogenies place the branching point of N.
We are concerned with reducing the total cost of a single-node system that has several collecting points and one branching point for the overflow traffic among the trunk groups.
We define the compound femoral nerve as the femoral nerve section between the inguinal ligament and the first branching point in the thigh.
A probe binds at each branching point and resolves the order in which the pieces fit along the strand; the process is repeated until the entire unknown DNA is sequenced.