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Wiktionary

  1. pointingnoun

    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. pointingnoun

    The action of the verb to point.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pointing

    of Point

  2. Pointingnoun

    the act of sharpening

  3. Pointingnoun

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

  4. Pointingnoun

    the act or art of punctuating; punctuation

  5. Pointingnoun

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

  6. Pointingnoun

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

  7. Pointingnoun

    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

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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. Elizabeth Nash:

    Medication abortion has really become a major method of abortion over the last 10 years, it's all pointing towards conservative states placing more restrictions on it.

  2. Stephen Tomlinson:

    She is not holding the gun in a malicious manner, she is not pointing it anywhere. It’s to me, in my opinion, a nice photograph of a young lady in the Adirondack region that enjoys hunting.

  3. Markus Huber:

    Overall sentiment remains positive, however 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.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    What we can’t let happen is the scapegoating, the blaming, the finger pointing that is going on on the Republican side.

  5. David Gifford:

    I think the industry is pretty attuned to it and paying attention to it, i don't see this data as pointing to a problem in the facilities.

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  • اشارہ کرناUrdu

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