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Wiktionary

  1. pointing(Noun)

    Mortar that has been placed between bricks to hold them together. This is not strictly speaking correct word to use in this context, mortar would be the correct word, or joint filling. (or perhaps applies in the US only) This term is often misused as meaning mortar or joint filling, as 'repointing' is the action of making good and repairing of joints between stone.

  2. pointing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to point.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pointing

    of Point

  2. Pointing(noun)

    the act of sharpening

  3. Pointing(noun)

    the act of designating, as a position or direction, by means of something pointed, as a finger or a rod

  4. Pointing(noun)

    the act or art of punctuating; punctuation

  5. Pointing(noun)

    the act of filling and finishing the joints in masonry with mortar, cement, etc.; also, the material so used

  6. Pointing(noun)

    the rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling

  7. Pointing(noun)

    the act or process of measuring, at the various distances from the surface of a block of marble, the surface of a future piece of statuary; also, a process used in cutting the statue from the artist's model

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pointing

    The operation of unlaying and tapering the end of a rope, and weaving some of its yarns about the diminished part, which is very neat to the eye, prevents it from being fagged out, and makes it handy for reeving in a block, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pointing

    To point or aim a fire-arm is, to give it such direction and elevation that the projectile shall strike the object.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4192

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4793

Anagrams for pointing »

  1. opting in, pitoning

How to pronounce pointing?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pointing in a Sentence

  1. Geng Shuang:

    Some politicians in the U.S. associated the coronavirus with China, and smeared China. China expresses its strong anger and opposition to that, we call on the U.S. to stop finger-pointing at China. The utmost priority is for the international community to cooperate on fighting the virus.

  2. Amanda Liskamm:

    The defense is pointing fingers everywhere except where the evidence points.

  3. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    We are not pointing the finger to any other peoples or countries of Europe. We are against those who succumb to xenophobia and racism, we will continue to save lives ... and defend the human face of Europe.

  4. Amy Schumerdoes:

    I am not pregnant, it looked like I was pointing to a bump or something but I’m not.

  5. Tony Nunan:

    Everything is pointing to the end of this year (before there is an agreement) when Iran gets to 4 million barrels per day. By that time the pain will be so great everybody will come to the table (to agree output caps).

Images & Illustrations of pointing

  1. pointing

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  • اشارہ کرناUrdu

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