Definitions for outpointˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•pointˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt(v.t.)

  1. to excel in number of points, as in a competition or contest.

  2. to sail closer to the wind than (another ship).

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of outpoint:

1585–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outpoint(verb)

    sail closer to the wind than

  2. outpoint, outscore(verb)

    score more points than one's opponents

Wiktionary

  1. outpoint(Verb)

    To score more points than (especially, in boxing, to achieve victory by scoring more points that one's opponent).

  2. outpoint(Verb)

    To sail closer to the wind than (another ship).

Freebase

  1. Outpoint

    Outpoint is a term frequently used in boxing to describe a situation in which one boxer is awarded more points than his or her opponent by the judges, but does not knock out that opponent.

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