Movable rails which can be used to switch a train from one railway track to another.
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.
Plural noun of the word point.
The train track system had several points where control signals were needed to be computerized
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Rank popularity for the word 'points' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #901
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Rank popularity for the word 'points' in Written Corpus Frequency: #752
instop, opts in, pinots, pintos, Pintos, piston, pitons
The numerical value of points in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of points in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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