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Wiktionary

  1. pointsnoun

    Movable rails which can be used to switch a train from one railway track to another.

  2. pointsnoun

    The two metal surfaces in a distributor which close or open to allow current to flow or not through the ignition coil. Each surface is called a point singular (there's usually a moving point which is pushed by the distributor cam and a fixed point which isn't), but they're made together in a unit and serviced or replaced that way and are hence normally called points plural.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. points

    See REEF-POINTS.--Armed at all points, is when a man is defended by armour cap-à-pie.

Editors Contribution

  1. pointsnoun

    Plural noun of the word point.

    The train system has points where control signals are computerized


    Submitted by MaryC on May 8, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. POINTS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Points is ranked #26630 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Points surname appeared 915 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Points.

    86.5% or 792 total occurrences were White.
    7.4% or 68 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 25 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 20 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'points' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #901

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'points' in Written Corpus Frequency: #752

Anagrams for points »

  1. instop

  2. opts in

  3. pinots

  4. pintos

  5. Pintos

  6. piston

  7. pitons

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of points in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of points in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of points in a Sentence

  1. Frederick Buechner:

    Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.

  2. Wayne Tinkle:

    The points in the paint — they just manhandled us in the second half, it is a battle to play these guys for 40 minutes. They're so stinking athletic in transition. I think they're one of the top teams in the country.

  3. Katarina Johnson-Thompson:

    It was a really good day, I'm really happy with the performance and the points.

  4. Pete Cunningham:

    You can capture the temperature of a point. We can do that at multiple points as well, so we can capture multiple points on the screen at the same time. The temperature range at the side of the screen gives you the minimum and maximum temperature in that scene at the time.

  5. Joe E. Lewis:

    I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points.

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