smashing point

smashing point

The time beyond which it is not economical to burn old lamps because of their increasing inefficiency; based on an evaluation of the cost of operating the lighting system.
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FEBRUARY 28, 2011 STOKE 1 ALBION 1 IT WAS a smashing point for Albion - not to mention Jonas Olsson.
And the Easter Road boss said: "When you have a big result like Sunday's and like we did earlier in the season at Celtic Park, where we picked up a smashing point, it's important you build on the momentum it brings.
And after a smashing point at high-flying Middlesbrough, he was quick to sing his players' praises.
One minute in Mark Breheny rifled over a smashing point and it certainly was a sign of what was to come.
Ward was now striking the ball with accuracy and the nifty corner forward hit two smashing points in quick succession.
With the aid of the wind, Wicklow had been in control in the opening half to lead by 1-9 to 0-6 at the break but found tey were unable to shackle Dowd who accounted for seven smashing points for the Lily Whites from play and frees.
Three smashing points in succession by the corner-forward brought Tipp level.
Dublin won that match but Brendan Devenney was in sparkling form for the visitors at Croke Park and clipped over nine smashing points.
He teased and tormented Meath's ageing defence with a cocky assurance that yielded three smashing points.