DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of dead point
First recorded in 1820–30
Words nearby dead point
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Example sentences from the Web for dead point
The position of the connected point of the crank-arm in question at such an instant is called a dead-point.
Justice is the dead-point in a series of acts—the ideal point at which contrary forces neutralize each other to produce inertia.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont
British Dictionary definitions for dead point
another name for dead centre
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