way point


  1. a place or point between major points on a route.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of way point1

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

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Example Sentences

Starting in graduate school, Williams proved a number of different features of the way points from the positive Grassmannian sort into cells.

In practice it vibrated up and down so that it had to be read by estimation of the half-way point of the up and down motion.

(g) You must feel the 'giving way point' of the key, so that you may be able to tell how much force is required for each note.

At the half-way point of the race he overtook his brother-in-law, and giving him his hand, they were soon far in front.

It was the middle of August before the boats reached the half-way point between the Mackenzie and the Cape.

As the spokes are set 90 degrees apart, the half-way point will be 45 degrees.


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