critical point


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a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made

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The Congress president said that "environmental destruction has reached a critical point today and there might be "no turning back" if the people failed to make amends today.
"I think we are at a critical point in the season," Pardew said.
Following the discussions in Section 3, it is shown that only four-, five-, and six-dimensional HL AdS black holes with spherical horizon have physical critical point, as shown in Table 2.
This is a most critical point for the devolved institutions and peace process as a whole."
It follows from (3.3) that [x.sub.2] [phi] ([x.sub.2]) = [x.sub.1] [phi] ([x.sub.1]) for critical points. Since the function y[phi](y) is strictly increasing (one has that the derivative [phi](y) + y [phi]'(y) > 0) any critical point lies on the bisectrix [x.sub.1] = [x.sub.2].
These shape phase transitions were considered in the framework of the geometric collective model [12], resulting in the introduction of the critical point symmetries E(5) [13] X(5) [14].
Supercritical boilers operate at pressures and temperatures above the critical point for water of 3,206 psia and 705 [degrees]F.
(b) There are equations (1) under condition (ii) having exactly one limit cycle surrounding either 1, 7 or 13 critical points, and equations (1) under condition (i) having exactly one hyperbolic limit cycle surrounding either 7 critical points if [p.sub.1] [not equal to] [[SIGMA].sup.[+ or -].sub.A], or the only critical point if [p.sub.1] = [[SIGMA].sup.[+ or -].sub.A] .
The critical point appears in the front part of the vehicle (41 s-44 s), where it is rather difficult to detect properly the vehicle's presence or absence in the parking space.
Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as peace talks hit a critical point, AP reported.
A point [z.sub.0] is a critical point of the rational map R if R fails to be injective in any neighborhood of [z.sub.0].
"Dismantling of terror infrastructure is a critical point. Accountability for what happened in Mumbai is another critical point.
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