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1    a short shaft or pin supporting something that turns; fulcrum  
2    the end of a shaft or arbor that terminates in a bearing  
3    a person or thing upon which progress, success, etc., depends  
4    the person or position from which a military formation takes its reference, as when altering position  
5    tr   to mount on or provide with a pivot or pivots  
6    intr   to turn on or as if on a pivot  
     (C17: from Old French; perhaps related to Old Provençal pua tooth of a comb)  

pivot bridge  
      n      another name for       swing bridge  
pivot grammar  
      n     (Psychol)   a loose grammar said to govern two-word utterances by children  
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the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
point of view
In cinema, refers to camera technique (caméra subjective).
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
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