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Alternative clues for the word point

One-twelfth of a pica


Exact moment

Word with dew or view

North, south, east or west

Directly show where

Be a director

Score unit


See 9-Across

"Don't ___!"

"What's your ___?"


North or west

Graph marking


Identify someone in a lineup, say

16-ounce container


(British) a wall socket

A distinguishing or individuating characteristic

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

Approximately 1/72 inch

A linear unit used to measure the size of type

Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass

Sharp end

An outstanding characteristic

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

The gun muzzle's direction

The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

A very small circular shape

A V shape

The object of an activity

A very short period of time

An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

A brief version of the essential meaning of something

A spatially limited location

A geometric element that has position but no extension

The precise location of something

A promontory extending out into a large body of water




Pen part

Pencil part

North or South, e.g.

Indicate, with "to"

Word definitions for point in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a crucial point ▪ This was a crucial point in our relationship. a departure point (= the place where you leave from ) ▪ Luxor is one departure point for boat trips down the Nile. a key issue/question/point ▪ The environment...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Point \Point\ (point), v. t. & i. To appoint. [Obs.] --Spenser.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A discrete division of something. 2 # An individual element in a larger whole; a particular detail, thought, or quality. (from 13th c.) 3 # A particular moment in an event or occurrence; a juncture. (from 13th c.) 4 # (context archaic English) condition,...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1200, "minute amount, single item in a whole; sharp end of a sword, etc.," a merger of two words, both ultimately from Latin pungere "prick, pierce, puncture" (see pungent ). The Latin neuter past participle punctum was used as a noun, meaning "small...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a geometric element that has position but no extension; "a point is defined by its coordinates" the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street" a brief version of the essential...

Gazetteer Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 792 Housing Units (2000): 331 Land area (2000): 2.773143 sq. miles (7.182407 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.773143 sq. miles (7.182407 sq. km) FIPS code: 58532 Located within: Texas...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Point or points may refer to:

Usage examples of point.

On this occasion it was unlocked, and Marian was about to rush forward in eager anticipation of a peep at its interior, when, child as she was, the reflection struck her that she would stand abetter chance of carrying her point by remaining perdue.

Salmissra, her eyes ablaze, pointed at the prostrate Essia and snapped her fingers twice.

Finally, he points out the practical bearing of the subject--for example, the probability of calculus causing sudden suppression of urine in such cases--and also the danger of surgical interference, and suggests the possibility of diagnosing the condition by ascertaining the absence of the opening of one ureter in the bladder by means of the cystoscope, and also the likelihood of its occurring where any abnormality of the genital organs is found, especially if this be unilateral.

After all, I needed to know at what point it was unsafe for me, the host, to abort the caller.

I respond by pointing out that one of those babies that was aborted thirty years ago might have grown up to be a brilliant scientist and could have discovered the cure for AIDS.

He could feel the points abrading his skin and saw stars for a moment behind his closed lids.

Yet during abreaction at one point she was acting out holding the knife and doing the slashing.

Memphis from New Orleans, even the narrow strip on either side swept by their cannon was safe at any point only while they were abreast it.

Roman court, and gave his abridgment the name of Breviary, which thus came to denote a work which from another point of view might be called a Plenary, involving as it did the collection of several works into one.

And this is the Absolute Ugly: an ugly thing is something that has not been entirely mastered by pattern, that is by Reason, the Matter not yielding at all points and in all respects to Ideal-Form.

Their theory is confirmed by the cases in which two mixed substances occupy a greater space than either singly, especially a space equal to the conjoined extent of each: for, as they point out, in an absolute interpenetration the infusion of the one into the other would leave the occupied space exactly what it was before and, where the space occupied is not increased by the juxtaposition, they explain that some expulsion of air has made room for the incoming substance.

But the point is that, where there once appeared a single and absolutely unbridgeable gap between the world of matter and the world of lifea gap that posed a completely unsolvable problemthere now appeared only a series of minigaps.

The advocate of equal rights is preoccupied by these opportunities for the abusive exercise of power, because from his point of view rights exercised in the interest of inequality have ceased to be righteous.

Tim had always found himself especially attuned to the deserted charms of Candie Gardens in winter, enjoying the bare traceries of the trees and the widened harbour view, the few points of colour against the monochrome background - the red and pink of the camellias near the top gate, the hanging yellow bells of the winter-flowering abutilon with their red clappers, even the iridescence of the mallard drake circling the largest of the ponds with his speckled mate.

Each chain over a shore span consists of two segments, the longer attached to the tie at the top of the river tower, the shorter to the link at the top of the abutment tower, and the two jointed together at the lowest point.