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  1. points(Noun)

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

  2. points(Noun)

    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. points

    Plural noun of the word point.

    The train system has points where control signals are computerized

    Submitted by MaryC on May 8, 2016  

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, opts in, pinots, pintos, Pintos, piston, pitons

How to pronounce points?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say points in sign language?

  1. points

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. Ilya Feygin:

    My estimate is that if it were to open right now, the Athens index would open between 625 and 645 points, a decline of between 19 and 22 percent from its last closing level on June 26.

  2. Alan Kay:

    Perspective is worth 80 IQ points

  3. Michael Jordan:

    My game was my biggest endorsement. Believe me, if I was averaging two points and three rebounds, I wouldn't have signed anything with anybody.

  4. Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt:

    Everything points to ... the shooting in Oesterbro (being) a political assassination and therefore a terror attack, we have some difficult days ahead ... But in Denmark, we will never bow to violence.

  5. Pete Buttigieg:

    This reminds everybody of what they can not stand about Washington, scoring points against each other, poking at each other, yeah, that's called the Democratic primary election, Pete.

Images & Illustrations of points

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