stationary point

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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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Considering the VC minimum point reported in both cultivation seasons, the closest dimensions that can be used, in this situation, are five or ten basic units.
Although there have been discussions after discussions on the relevance of the rising portion of the marginal cost schedule, there has been no analysis whatsoever on the importance of the minimum point of the marginal cost schedule, and he has tackled these highly relevant and topical issues relating to government and private sector pricing-policies vis-a-vis subsidization.
Results: Levels of Hb and Hct decreased postoperatively and reached their minimum points on postoperative day 4.
Pattern search method is compared to PSO optimization algorithm has a high learning accuracy, but the number of iterations, computationally intensive, objective function is easy to fall into local minimum points and defects and poor global search capability.
After a long and interesting discussion, the parties' representatives were able to reach agreement and in fact signed the minimum point agenda drafted by PCE for consideration by the policy dialogue participants.
In this regard, a minimum point that is defined as the grayscale value which the minimum number of pixels in the given image assumes is often used in place of the zero point.
This year's award recipients far exceeded the minimum point levels, going above and beyond in their efforts.
v) For each w [member of] H, there exists a unique minimum point for [F.
Morgan trading loss and the Executive Life of NY (ELNY) loss--the minimum point for media outrage apparently is $2 billion.
Advocates of a higher federal minimum point out that increases haven't kept up with inflation, so today's minimum actually buys much less than it used to--25 percent less, in fact, than its adjusted-for-inflation peak in 1968.
We are in a position to end problems and bring them to the minimum point possible.
4) Maximum plant height, number of pods per plant and yield according to the maximum and minimum point in days, after 9/15.

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