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.
The action of the verb to point.
the act of sharpening
the act of designating, as a position or direction, by means of something pointed, as a finger or a rod
the act or art of punctuating; punctuation
the act of filling and finishing the joints in masonry with mortar, cement, etc.; also, the material so used
the rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling
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
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4192
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4793
opting in, pitoning
The numerical value of pointing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pointing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of pointing in a Sentence
I'm actually pointing a gun at my head.
It's just about pointing the finger at that problem.
Instead of pointing a finger, we should hold out our hand.
All of our dials are pointing positive with the exception of valuations.
The defense is pointing fingers everywhere except where the evidence points.
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