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critical point

noun benchmark, bookmark, critical point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, maaerial point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
See also: cornerstone, crossroad, emergency, main point
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For example, Locke (1977) concluded that students recorded a greater percentage of critical points from a lecture when points were written on the blackboard as opposed to being presented by spoken word alone.
Expand Accelerators were placed on each of the lines at critical points within the network to accelerate network traffic and provide the network users with the performance they needed.
SlimTREK is a unique blend of essential oils and protein fraction that synergistically manage five critical points of weight control: appetite, caloric consumption, fat intake, fat metabolism, and carbohydrate intake.
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Data is instantly and automatically captured at critical points in the process, whenever material is processed, moved, transported, stored or consumed.
Since 1992, the company has developed these programs with the clear understanding of the natural course of a disease in a population and the effect of interventions at critical points within an illness.
In short: the capability to monitor blood flow at critical points during surgery provides surgeons with immediate feedback to determine the success of their efforts.
Alphablox and BEA joint solutions -- broadly deployed inside the enterprise via intranets, and outside the company via extranet applications -- enable global organizations to optimize business performance by delivering relevant business information to the right people at critical points of decision.
Schweiker took the time to work with us at critical points in our decision-making process," McCausland said.