What does pointing mean?

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point·ing

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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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say pointing in sign language?

  1. pointing

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. Yukio Ishizuki:

    The data was seen as pointing to a weak reading in Australian GDP data due on Wednesday, prompted speculators to create new short positions.

  2. Nicholas Benes:

    Individuals and institutions will be pointing to the code, and it will put more pressure on management to have good answers to criticism.

  3. Stephen Orlins:

    Our two countries are still far from decoupled, but the trend lines are not pointing in the right direction.

  4. Amanda Liskamm:

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

  5. Markus Huber:

    Overall sentiment remains positive, however yesterday's trading action is clearly pointing towards a slowdown in momentum, in light of stocks being overbought in the short term, markets taking a breather and entering a consolidation pattern would certainly be in order and actually by many considered as healthy and necessary. In order for traders to up their risk exposure further, more good news besides China will be needed.

Images & Illustrations of pointing

  1. pointing

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