[ fahr-point ]
/ ˈfɑrˌpɔɪnt /
the point farthest from the eye at which an object is clearly focused on the retina when accommodation of the eye is completely relaxed.
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Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
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Origin of far-point
First recorded in 1875–80
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