crucial point

  • 1 crucial point — I noun conclusive point, conclusory point, convincing point, cornerstone, crisis, critical moment, crossroads, definitive point, determinative point, determining point, hour of decision, impelling point, juncture, key point, landmark, main point …

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  • 2 crucial — 1. Crucial means ‘decisive, critical’, and is often used as a more effective and more expressive alternative for important or significant: • There are four crucial stages in cheesemaking J. G. Davis, 1976 • I understand that you must edit letters …

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  • 3 crucial — crucial, iale, iaux [ krysjal, jo ] adj. • 1560; du lat. crux, crucis→ croix 1 ♦ Didact. Fait en croix. Incision cruciale. 2 ♦ (du lat. experimentum crucis, de F. Bacon, « expérience de la croix », par allus. aux poteaux indicateurs des… …

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  • 4 Crucial — may refer to: Crucial Technology, a brand used by semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology The Crucial Conspiracy, an album by The Dingees The Crucial Squeegie Lip, a recording by Ween Crucial Three, a short lived band, several of whose… …

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  • 5 Point-to-point construction — is the way most electronics circuits were constructed before the 1950s. Point to point construction is still used to construct prototype equipment with few or heavy electronic components.The crucial invention was soldering. In soldering, an alloy …

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  • 6 crucial feature — index main point Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 crucial moment — index crossroad (turning point) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 Crucial Three — The Crucial Three Origin Liverpool, England Genres Post punk, Alternative rock Years active 1977 Associated acts The Teardrop Explodes Echo the Bunnymen …

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  • 9 crucial — adjective 1) negotiations were at a crucial stage Syn: pivotal, critical, key, climacteric, decisive, deciding; life and death Ant: minor, unimportant 2) confidentiality is crucial in this case Syn …

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  • 10 point — I n. location, position, place, spot 1) to arrive at, reach a point 2) an assembly; cutoff; focal; jumping off; pressure; rallying; salient; starting; turning; vanishing; vantage point 3) the point of no return 4) at a point (at that point in… …

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  • 11 crucial — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ consider sth, deem sth, regard sth as …

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  • 12 point — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 thing said as part of a discussion ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, good, interesting, valid ▪ important ▪ minor ▪ …

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  • 13 point */*/*/ — I UK [pɔɪnt] / US noun Word forms point : singular point plural points 1) [countable] an idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of important points. point by point (= looking at each part separately): Let s go… …

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  • 14 point*/*/*/ — [pɔɪnt] noun I 1) [C] one idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of points.[/ex] 2) [singular] the thing that you are trying to say My point is that we re spending too much time on details.[/ex] I take your point …

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  • 15 Point Blank (film) — Infobox Film name = Point Blank image size = caption = director = John Boorman producer = Judd Bernard Robert Chartoff writer = Donald E. Westlake narrator = starring = Lee Marvin Angie Dickinson music = Johnny Mandel cinematography = Philip H.… …

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  • 16 point — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. object, meaning, significance, intent, aim; speck, dot, spot; place, location; pin, needle, prick, spike, prong, tip, end; limit; goal, site. See importance, sharpness, littleness. v. aim; face, tend …

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  • 17 crucial experiment — an experiment so designed and so prepared for by previous work that it will definitely settle some point …

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  • 18 crucial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. decisive, determining, final; urgent, critical, supreme; trying, severe; cruciform. See importance, crossing. Ant., unimportant. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. critical, decisive, pivotal, deciding,… …

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  • 19 main point — I noun backbone, basis, caput, cardinal feature, cardinal point, central idea, chief feature, chief issue, chief part, chief point, core, cream, critical feature, critical point, crucial feature, crucial point, crux, drift, elixir, essence,… …

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  • 20 turning point — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, dramatic, great, major ▪ It marks a great turning point in your lives. ▪ critical, crucial, decisive …

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