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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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Comparison between the average experimental vertical displacement of each nodal point and the calculations was in the range of +0.
The role of a nodal point, on the other hand, is exercised through long-distance traffic, and is stimulated in particular by topographical restrictions that guide traffic into narrow corridors.
2) Both persons' relationships to the nodal point are either mechanical or known (i.
3-D model of the finite element with 20 degrees of freedom (every nodal point has 5 general displacements--two linear in-plane, one transverse linear and two angular displacement) was used as well.
By attempting a direct, comparative analysis that has only recently become possible with the publication of detailed information from a number of important sites, it will point to the fine distinction between the few nodal points and the many local markets.
A: I think this is a nodal point in the insurance industry.
The rear nodal point was calculated by measuring the focal length forward from the retinal hemisphere along the principal axis.
Indeed, the telling of the story of Malcolm X in visual form after his assassination is positioned at an important nodal point for American stories of progress after Civil Rights.
Ideally, in panoramic digital photography, you want to make photographs by rotating the camera around the nodal point of the lens.
The point of hypertextual criticism is not to determine the relation of each contextual link to the whole of, say, Macbeth, but to follow the plural, simultaneous paths of contextual association that are set in motion at any nodal point in the play.
author's work: Stoker serves as a nodal point for enquiries that