point of inflection


noun Mathematics.

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Origin of point of inflection

First recorded in 1735–45
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British Dictionary definitions for point of inflection

point of inflection

noun plural points of inflection

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
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