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Definition of "Point" :

noun: a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs

noun: sharp end

"He stuck the point of the knife into a tree."

noun: a wall socket

noun: the gun muzzle's direction

"He held me up at the point of a gun."

noun: an outstanding characteristic

"His acting was one of the high points of the movie."

noun: a distinguishing or individuating characteristic

"He knows my bad points as well as my good points."


noun: the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

noun: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

"A point of information."

noun: a geometric element that has position but no extension

"A point is defined by its coordinates."

noun: the object of an activity

"What is the point of discussing it?."

noun: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

"The main point on the agenda was taken up first."

noun: a brief version of the essential meaning of something

"Get to the point."

noun: the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

noun: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

"The point of the arrow was due north."

noun: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

noun: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"She walked to a point where she could survey the whole street."

noun: a promontory extending out into a large body of water

"They sailed south around the point."

noun: one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan

noun: the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

"He scored 20 points in the first half."

noun: a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

noun: a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

noun: any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass

"He checked the point on his compass."

noun: a V shape

"The cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points."

noun: a very small circular shape

"A row of points."

noun: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

noun: an instant of time

"At that point I had to leave."

verb: repair the joints of bricks

"Point a chimney."

verb: give a point to

verb: be a signal for or a symptom of

"Her behavior points to a severe neurosis."

verb: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

"He pointed to the empty parking space."

verb: indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

"The dog pointed the dead duck."

verb: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

verb: direct into a position for use

"Point a gun."

verb: be positionable in a specified manner

"The gun points with ease."

verb: mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

verb: mark with diacritics

"Point the letter."

verb: mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

verb: sail close to the wind

verb: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

verb: be oriented

"The weather vane points North."