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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Dejan Ilijevski:

    The most important feature to consider is cost, which has the potential to significantly impact returns over the long term. There is absolutely no reason to pay more than a few basis points to own an index fund.

  2. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    We have reached a very crucial point in the talks, there are one or two critical issues and for the other issues still one or two points remain to be resolved, we had good talks and whether we will reach a result ... we have to wait and see.

  3. Steven Galster:

    Today's act shows that the Thai government is taking wildlife crime more seriously, which is very important since Thailand has served as one of the world's largest transit points for global wildlife trafficking.

  4. Attorney Daniel Habib:

    This points only to one direction and that direction is bias.

  5. Alex Gares:

    What I promise to tell my staff is how to improve their dishes, this is missing a bit of lime or missing a bit of sugar or maybe it's the cooking points of the prawns.

Images & Illustrations of points

  1. pointspointspointspointspoints

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