Schwerpunkt

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schwerpunkt (plural Schwerpunkts or Schwerpunkte)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of schwerpunkt
    • 2011, Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature (Penguin 2012), page 220:
      Every culture has a unique Schwerpunkt, a center of gravity, and unless we try to occupy it, we cannot comprehend its meaning and value.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

schwer (heavy) +‎ Punkt (point)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃveːɐ̯pʊŋkt/
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Noun[edit]

Schwerpunkt m (genitive Schwerpunkts or Schwerpunktes, plural Schwerpunkte)

  1. center of mass
  2. center of gravity
  3. main point

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