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
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Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4192
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Rank popularity for the word 'pointing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4793
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How to say pointing in sign language?
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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