What does pointing mean?

Definitions for pointing
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

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. David Fry:

    I'm actually pointing a gun at my head.

  2. The Frenchman:

    It's just about pointing the finger at that problem.

  3. Henry Drummond:

    Instead of pointing a finger, we should hold out our hand.

  4. Jack Ablin:

    All of our dials are pointing positive with the exception of valuations.

  5. Amanda Liskamm:

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

Images & Illustrations of pointing

  1. pointing

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