Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A point on a curve where the gradient is zero.
- ‘The Einstein equation can be derived as the solution to Euler-Lagrange equations that represent the stationary point, or extremum, of the action.’
- ‘Bands will be required to perform on the move but will be judged at a stationary point along the route.’
- ‘Frequency analyses were performed at each stationary point on the potential energy surface.’
- ‘An important postulate concerning stationary points that we adopt in smooth infinitesimal analysis is the Constancy Principle.’
- ‘This is a consequence of the symmetry of the model in the two components; in fact is a stationary point on the likelihood surface.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.