Origin of dead point
First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples 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
- another name for dead centre