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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 the participants were instructed to keep their eyes on the fixation point and to avoid eye movements during the intervention, it would be desirable to control this factor.
A trial started with the presentation of a target stimulus, after which a fixation point was presented for 2 s, followed by the presentation of one of the four types of display The participant was required to indicate as quickly and accurately as possible whether or not the display contained a target.
In a recent study, Fize, Fabre-Thorpe, Richard, Doyon, and Thorpe (2005) compared a central categorization task to a 3-position task in which photographs appear randomly either centrally or eccentrically (right or left) of the fixation point.
They are not seen at the fixation point because the fovea is avascular.
The third position on the testing fixture was located 25 mm from the Smartpeg (Hole B) and acted as the reference point for the two dummy variables, since it was centrally located and the midpoint between fixation points (Figure 1).
The fixation point keeps the patient's eyes from darting around, insuring that they see the white dots only with neurons next to those damaged by the stroke.
48[degrees] diameter) with a dot in its center served as the central fixation point (the ownship; b).
Since monkeys can't describe their perceptions verbally, the scientists trained them to make quick eye movements to the right (signaling upward motion) or left (signaling downward motion) of a central fixation point presented after each trial.
The patient responds to the stimulus while focusing on the fixation point displayed.
In our experiments, to preclude a possible effect of eccentricity, the target was never presented inside the nearest area to fixation point.
The range around a fixation point within which people can recognize or utilize visual information for later recognition is known as the functional visual field.
The participants performed a visual search task with four stimuli (the target and three distractors) presented always around the fixation point, inside an outlined frame not related to the search task.