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Point - Kombeta

Point is an English word meaning "Kombeta" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of point
- Point 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 meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
- 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?" [syn: {degree}, {level}, {stage}]
- An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information" [syn: {detail}, {item}]
- An instant of time; "at that point I had to leave" [syn: {point in time}]
- The object of an activity; "what is the point of discussing it?"
- A V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points" [syn: {tip}, {peak}]
- A very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots" [syn: {dot}]
- The unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
- A promontory extending out into a large body of water; "they sailed south around the point"
- 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" [syn: {item}]
- A style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
- An outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie" [syn: {spot}]
- Sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
- Any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass" [syn: {compass point}]
- A linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
- 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" [syn: {period}, {full stop}, {stop}, {full point}]
- A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north" [syn: {head}]
- The property of a shape that tapers to a sharp point [syn: {pointedness}] [ant: {unpointedness}]
- A distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
- The gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun" [syn: {gunpoint}]
- A wall socket [syn: {power point}]
- A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts distributor points and current flows to the spark plugs [syn: {distributor point}, {breaker point}] v
- 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" [syn: {indicate}, {show}]
- Be oriented; "The weather vane points North" [syn: {orient}]
- Direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me" [syn: {charge}, {level}]
- Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling [syn: {steer}, {maneuver}, {manoeuver}, {manoeuvre}, {direct}, {head}, {guide}, {channelize}, {channelise}]
- 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" [syn: {bespeak}, {betoken}, {indicate}, {signal}]
- Sail close to the wind [syn: {luff}]
- Mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
- Mark with diacritics; "point the letter"
- Mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
- Be positionable in a specified manner; "The gun points with ease"
- 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" [syn: {target}, {aim}, {place}, {direct}]
- Give a point to; "The candles are tapered" [syn: {sharpen}, {taper}]
- Repair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney" [syn: {repoint}]
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