crucial point

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, optimum point, proof positive, turning point II index cornerstone, landmark (significant change), main point

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  • 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 …   Modern English usage

  • 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… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

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

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

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

  • 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 …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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… …   Combinatory dictionary

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

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