Five Points

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Five Points statements of the distinctive doctrines of the Arminians and Calvinists respectively—the former promulgated in 1610, the latter sustained by the Synod of Dort in 1619 (see Calvinism)
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fíf; Ger. fünf; Goth. fimf; W. pump; L. quinque; Gr. pente, pempe; Sans. pancha.

Usage

In literature:

For five nights I lay in wait, my hopes keyed up to the highest point of expectation.
""Over There" with the Australians" by R. Hugh Knyvett
The Five Points deestrick, in Noo York, is ours.
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
Five or six different sites of forts are pointed out at this point.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
Bring to the boiling point and cook for five minutes.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Wildeve rattled the box, and threw a pair of sixes and five points.
"The Return of the Native" by Thomas Hardy
First place counted five points and second place two; in these games third place did not count.
"The Jester of St. Timothy's" by Arthur Stanwood Pier
Four hours' steady paddling took them to the narrows, about five-and-twenty miles from their starting point.
"With Wolfe in Canada" by G. A. Henty
It is made of four, five, or six thin pieces of wood, which are left blunt at one end, but are sharpened to points at the other.
"The Mafulu" by Robert W. Williamson
They pointed out to us where the entrance lay, and told us that Port Lyttelton was some five miles further down a bay.
"Five Years in New Zealand" by Robert B. Booth
They then separate, and the Master makes the following explanation respecting the five points of fellowship.
"The Mysteries of Free Masonry" by William Morgan
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In poetry:

Mother squats weeping and points to her sons
Standing thin legged like elderly nuns
small bodied hands to their mouths in prayer
Five months small food since they settled there
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
So turn him over on his toes again;
Four pin-point toes, and a problematical thumb-piece,
Four rowing limbs, and one wedge-balancing head,
Four and one makes five, which is the clue to all mathematics.
"Tortoise Shell" by D H Lawrence

In news:

The case of Joe Williams and Politico: Five points .
KTTN/KGOZ News: Trenton dedicates new Five Points flagpole on Memorial Day.
Conditions were sunny, warm and windy when the Five Points flagpole dedication was held late Monday morning in downtown Trenton.
701 Porter Road Nashville, TN 37206 Five Points / Shelby Bottoms 873-4979.
New poll shows Mourdock leading Lugar by five points .
Raleigh developer buys Five Points Plaza.
Plaza Associates finalized the purchase of Five Points Plaza on US 117 South last week for a reported $5.77 million.
Haley calls Boyd "legislator of Five Points " following DHEC hearing.
Brett Mac Donald, left, is the owner and Warren Weiss is the executive chef at the new MetroPrime Steakhouse, which opened last week in Five Points South.
Visiting Chef/Writer Tamar Adler in Five Points , Raleigh.
Five points on AOY points.
The annual " Five Points of Life" race attracted runners from all over North Central Florida and beyond, but it wasn't just about competition.
A two-vehicle accident that occurred Friday at the five points intersection sent one of the drivers to the hospital with injuries.
Crossroads Theater at Five Points .
Drives Help Retrofit Score Big at Five Points .
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In science:

Figure 9.4: Five paths pulled “almost taut.” Each pair of paths with a point of intersection on the right side must have an analogous point of intersection on the left side.
Random Surfaces
From a logical point of view and for an easier understanding we can split the algorithm in five sequential steps, STEP 0..4, as one can see in Figure 1.
Efficient Compression of Prolog Programs
M. Vukobratovic, B. Borovac, "Zero Moment Point – Thirty Five Years of Its Life", International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2004) 157-173.
Integration of a Balanced Virtual Manikin in a Virtual Reality Platform aimed at Virtual Prototyping
Five types of views, thumbnails, icons, tiles, list, detail, are supported. A worthwhile point we should mention here is that the IconCreater plug-in will read and analyze header information of FITS files and create different icons for them according to their FITS types, i.e. image, multiple HDU, etc.
Enhanced Management of Personal Astronomical Data with FITSManager
Five independent simulations were made and therefore there are 500 points.
Recycle of random sequences
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