It seems so—particularly in those moments where it becomes queasily clear that Klosterman has no fixed point of view.
If it takes its fixed point below it assists in the action of rearing.
It cannot stand at a fixed point; if it be not sent backward it must progress.
At length he wheeled about, and stood stock-still at a fixed point, as if inviting Lord M——f to approach.
For Champlain Quebec was a fixed point on the way to the Orient.
In any succession of numbers, however infinitely they may stretch, the commencement at least is a fixed point, one.
At any fixed point waves will arrive, therefore, with modified frequency.
A heavy body hanging by a cord from a fixed point is then in this predicament.
The origin of life on our planet represents a fixed point in its history.
Where is the fixed point in this boundless and bottomless gulf?
mathematics
The fixed point of a function, f is any value, x for which f x = x. A function may have any number of fixed points from none (e.g. f x = x+1) to infinitely many (e.g. f x = x). The fixed point combinator, written as either "fix" or "Y" will return the fixed point of a function.
See also least fixed point.
(1995-04-13)