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  • a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
  • a wall socket
  • the gun muzzle's direction
    • he held me up at the point of a gun
  • a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
    • he knows my bad points as well as my good points
  • the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
  • the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
  • a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
    • the point of the arrow was due north
  • a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations
    • in England they call a period a stop
  • 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
  • a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
  • any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
    • he checked the point on his compass
  • sharp end
    • he stuck the point of the knife into a tree
    • he broke the point of his pencil
  • an outstanding characteristic
    • his acting was one of the high points of the movie
  • a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
  • a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • a promontory extending out into a large body of water
    • they sailed south around the point
  • the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest
    • he scored 20 points in the first half
    • a touchdown counts 6 points
  • a very small circular shape
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • a V shape
    • the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
  • the object of an activity
    • what is the point of discussing it?
  • an instant of time
    • at that point I had to leave
  • a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?
  • an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    • several of the details are similar
    • a point of information
  • a brief version of the essential meaning of something
    • get to the point
    • he missed the point of the joke
    • life has lost its point
  • the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street
  • a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • repair the joints of bricks
    • point a chimney
  • give a point to
    • The candles are tapered
  • indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
    • the dog pointed the dead duck
  • intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
  • be positionable in a specified manner
    • The gun points with ease
  • mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
  • mark with diacritics
    • point the letter
  • mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
  • sail close to the wind
  • be a signal for or a symptom of
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • direct into a position for use
    • point a gun
    • He charged his weapon at me
  • be oriented
    • The weather vane points North
    • the dancers toes pointed outward
  • indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    • I showed the customer the glove section
    • He pointed to the empty parking space
    • he indicated his opponents
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