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limit point

Syllabification: lim·it point

Definition of limit point in English:

noun

Mathematics
A point for which every neighborhood contains at least one point belonging to a given set.
Example sentences
  • The tangent vector on the curve at this limit point can also be directly calculated, by much the same procedure.
  • A point x is a limit point of a set C if every interval centered on x contains at least one point of C, different from x.
  • Part of the sequence may tend to one limit point, and others to other limit points.

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