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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. Peter Maybarduk:

    The root of (the public's negative opinion) is that there's a huge problem that's getting worse, but added on to that, you have scandals and ... political leaders pointing out the changes that need to happen.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I was pointing out they have their own fiscal problems that predate the coronavirus and I was not interested in borrowing money from future generations to fix age-old problems, there probably will be another state and local funding bill, but we need to make sure that we achieve something that will go beyond simply sending out money.

  3. Terence Monahan:

    This was a call of a man that 911 callers felt was pointing a gun at people on the street, when we encounter him, he turns with what appears to be a gun at the officers.

  4. Frank Davis:

    The May jobs number is pointing in the direction of a more likely interest-rate hike. The market is cringing at that idea.

  5. David Cannington:

    We saw weakness in more U.S. durable goods, but one can track that directly to softness in manufacturing and oil, which is distinct from the strength across the service sector, nonetheless, it strengthens the hand of those pointing to the Fed doing less, and questions the case of the USD bulls.

Images & Illustrations of pointing

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