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In the words of Euclid:
- A point is that which has no part.
This is interpreted to mean that a point is something that can not be divided into anything smaller.
- 1952: T. Ewan Faulkner: Projective Geometry (2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): $1.2$: The projective method
- 2008: David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: point
- 2014: Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: point