Point

  • 1 point — 1. (poin ; le t se lie : un poin t important ; au pluriel, l s se lie : des points z importants) s. m. 1°   Douleur qui point, qui pique. 2°   Piqûre que l on fait dans l étoffe avec une aiguille enfilée d un fil. 3°   Nom donné à certains… …

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  • 2 Point — Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …

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  • 3 Point — may refer to the following: Contents 1 Business and finance 2 Engineering 3 Entertainment …

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  • 4 point — [point] n. [OFr, dot, prick < L punctum, dot, neut. of punctus, pp. of pungere, to prick (< IE base * peuĝ , *peuk̑, to prick, jab > Ger fichte, spruce tree, L pugil, boxer, pugnus, fist); also < OFr pointe, sharp end < ML puncta… …

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  • 5 Point — hat verschiedene Urspünge: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bedeutung im Deutschen 2 Verwendung in Begriffen französischen und englischen Ursprungs 3 Einzelnachweise 4 Si …

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  • 6 point — n 1: a particular detail, proposition, or issue of law; specif: point of error 2: any of various incremental units used in measuring, fixing, or calculating something: as a: a unit used in calculating a sentence by various factors (as aggravating …

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  • 7 point — ► NOUN 1) the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object. 2) a particular spot, place, or moment. 3) an item, detail, or idea in a discussion, text, etc. 4) (the point) the most significant or relevant factor or element. 5) advantage… …

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  • 8 point — Point, ou Poinct, Sermoni vernaculo additur ad maiorem negationis expressionem. Je n iray point, id est, Non ibo, quasi dicas, Ne punctum quidem progrediar vt eam illo. Il n y est poinct, id est, Non est illic, quasi illius ne punctum quidem ibi… …

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  • 9 Point — (point), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pointing}.] [Cf. F. pointer. See {Point}, n.] 1. To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as …

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  • 10 Point — 〈[ poɛ̃:] m. 6〉 1. 〈Kart.〉 Stich 2. 〈Würfelspiel〉 Auge [frz., „Punkt“ <lat. punctum, „Punkt, Stich“] * * * Point [po̯ɛ̃: ], der; s, s [frz. point < lat. punctum, ↑ Punkt]: 1. a) …

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  • 11 point — [n1] speck bit, count, dot, fleck, flyspeck, full stop, iota, mark, minim, mite, mote, notch, particle, period, scrap, stop, tittle, trace; concepts 79,831 point [n2] specific location locality, locus, place, position, site, situation, spot,… …

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  • 12 Point — (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. Shak. [1913 Webster] Point at the… …

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  • 13 point to — ˈpoint to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they point to he/she/it points to present participle pointing to past tense pointed to past p …

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  • 14 Point No. 1 — Point #1 Студийный альбом Chevelle …

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  • 15 Point.P — Point P Groupe Point.P Siège social Paris 19 …

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  • 16 point|y — «POYN tee», adjective, point|i|er, point|i|est. having a point; coming to a point; pointed: »a small, merry looking man with a pointy nose (New Yorker) …

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  • 17 Point — (fr., spr. Poäng), 1) Punkt; Point d. appui (spr. Poäng dappn), Stützpunkt, Anlehnungspunkt. Point de vue (spr. Poäng d wü), Gesichtspunkt; auch ein Punkt, auf welchen eine im Marsch befindliche Colonne losmarschirt. Point d honneur (spr. Poäng… …

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  • 18 point´ed|ly — point|ed «POYN tihd», adjective. 1. having a point or points: »a pointed roof. SYNONYM(S): peaked. 2. Figurative. sharp; piercing: »a pointed wit. SYNONYM(S): keen. 3 …

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  • 19 point|ed — «POYN tihd», adjective. 1. having a point or points: »a pointed roof. SYNONYM(S): peaked. 2. Figurative. sharp; piercing: »a pointed wit. SYNONYM(S): keen. 3 …

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  • 20 Point — (point), v. t. & i. To appoint. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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