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Point

A distinct proposition or Question of Law arising or propounded in a case. In the case of shares of stock, a point means $1. In the case of bonds a point means $10, since a bond is quoted as a percentage of $1,000. In the case of market averages, the word point means merely that and no more. If, for example, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average rises from 8,349.25 to 8,350.25, it has risen a point. A point in this average, however, is not equivalent to $1.

With respect to the home mortgage finance industry, a fee or charge of one percent of the principal of the loan that is collected by the lender at the time the loan is made and is in addition to the constant long-term stated interest rate on the face of the loan.

point

(Item), noun argument, caput, consideration, designated ground, detail, feature, ground, issue, matter, particular, reason, res, specific, thought
Associated concepts: point of law, point of order

point

(Period of time), noun conjuncture, exact mooent, hour, instant, interval, juncture, moment, occasion, precise moment, second, specific moment, stage, time

point

(Purpose), noun aim, core, design, end, essence, goal, import, intent, intention, motive, object, objective, purport, reason, significance, substance
See also: argument, aspect, border, case, characteristic, clue, consequence, content, contention, degree, detail, direct, edge, end, feature, gist, import, intent, issue, item, location, matter, matter in dispute, meaning, motive, object, objective, occasion, particular, period, phase, pinnacle, posture, property, provision, purpose, refer, remark, show, significance, signification, situation, situs, standpoint, subject, target, technicality, term, termination, tip

POINT, practice. A proposition or question arising in a case.
     2. It is the duty of a judge to give an opinion on every point of law, properly arising out of the issue, which is propounded to him. Vide Resolution.

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Although a higher dew point was associated with increased admission rates in the unadjusted analyses, controlling for other factors in the multivariable logistic regression analysis revealed that a higher dew point actually was associated with a lower risk of hospital admission (OR = 0.
The FINEDEW low dew point version (FDW20) can measure dew points as low as -55 degrees Celsius.
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As the chilly dry ice vaporizes, it causes the temperature of the surrounding moisture-filled air to drop swiftly to its dew point.
Because of the purity and low dew point of nitrogen-based atmospheres, we've obtained greater reducing power than generated atmospheres.
Desiccant wheel dryers have become the most popular dryer for many applications because of their more consistent temperature and dew point to the drying hopper.
The quality of compressed air is defined by the grade of particle filtration, the residual oil content, and the pressure dew point.
The determination of hydrocarbon dew point (HCDP), the temperature at a defined pressure at which hydrocarbon liquids begin to form, has become critical for the natural gas industry.
A flue gas stream typically has a dew point of 120 to 136[degrees]F (49 to 58[degrees]C).