inflection point

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inflection point (plural inflection points)

  1. (mathematics) A point of inflection.
  2. (figurative) Synonym of turning point
    • 2023 May 30, Andrew Roth, Pjotr Sauer, “Large-scale drone attack hits Moscow for first time in Ukraine war”, in The Guardian[1], →ISSN:
      Moscow has been targeted with a large-scale drone attack for the first time in its 15-month-old war in Ukraine, marking a new inflection point in the conflict, with the Kremlin threatening to take the “harshest possible measures” in response to the strikes.