• synonyms

point of inflection

See more synonyms for point of inflection on Thesaurus.com
noun Mathematics.
  1. inflection point.
Show More

Origin of point of inflection

First recorded in 1735–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for point of inflection

point of inflection

noun plural points of inflection
  1. maths a stationary point on a curve at which the tangent is horizontal or vertical and where tangents on either side have the same sign
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012