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  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  

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. Former President Bill Clinton:

    The truth is, the hubbub was I got hot under the collar because of the way the questions were asked. And I think what was lost were the two points that I made that are important to me, the suggestion was that I never apologized for what caused all the trouble for me 20 years ago.

  2. Rhea Combs:

    The film has a positive, affirming, and timely message for African American presence and representation, it ticked a lot of the larger mission points with respect to the Museum and spoke to this dynamic and historic moment in African American history.

  3. Tim Miller:

    It seems beneath the moment to spend so much time debating the finer points of healthcare plans that will be revised a hundred times before they are ever even proposed to Congress, let alone passed into law, while Rome is burning all around us, i would rather see more of a conversation about the forest, and less about the trees.

  4. Adrian Hill:

    The real problem arises if it's given at 6-12 months. The cost of delivery will be greatly increased and we just don't know how feasible extra immunization time points will be, sadly, the data show the protection in younger infants, who we immunize routinely, is very modest, but it is better in older infants.

  5. Doug Kenney:

    Cortney Brand said. Denver Basin Water is exploring the feasibility of pumping water far under the city, into the massive Denver Basin aquifer system to keep it there until the next dry spell. As Denver Water Resource Engineer Bob Peters points out, in the already arid American West, Drought is always on the horizon. We only get 15 inches of rainfall a year here in Denver Basin, and most of Denver Water comes from the mountain snowpack. That mountain snowpack melts and runs downstream, supplying water for much of the nation including the parched Southwest. When the snowpack fails the effects reach far beyond the region according to Doug Kenney, Director of the Western Water Policy Center at University of Colorado Law School. The California drought has really illustrated to people why drought in the West is important. If you consume vegetables in winter, you're probably getting those from Southern California, so from farm products to general economic health, not only do these things resonate throughout the rest of the country but throughout the rest of the world. A secondary source of water comes from underground aquifers which nature filled over the course of millions of years, and which humans are draining at a massive rate. Even though the aquifer system under the city of Denver Basin covers an area the size of the Connecticut, Peters said, The Denver Basin ground water is non-renewable so if you pump that water it's gone. What we're talking about is taking our renewable water supplies and injecting them into the aquifer to keep the aquifer replenished. With core samples taken every 10 feet down, the bore holes being drilled beneath Denver Basin will provide geologic data about how well the various open bowls in the rock will hold water without losing any to seepage or cracks. Cities like Phoenix, Wichita and San Antonio are already banking water underground and because it doesn't have the same downsides as above-ground reservoirs the method will surely become more common. Reservoirs are really tough to build, politically and financially, Kenney said.

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