Point - Science

Science

  • Point (coat color), animal fur coloration of the extremities
  • Point, a data element in a SCADA system representing a single input or output
  • Point Mutation, a change in a single nucleotide and therefore in a specific codon
  • Point (amphetamines), one tenth of a gram.

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    Our civilization is shifting from science and technology to rhetoric and litigation.
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    The science of Humboldt is one thing, poetry is another thing. The poet to-day, notwithstanding all the discoveries of science, and the accumulated learning of mankind, enjoys no advantage over Homer.
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    The most useful and honorable science and occupation for a woman is the science of housekeeping. I know some that are miserly, very few that are good managers.
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