What does points mean?

Definitions for points
points

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word points.

Wiktionary

  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. Coco Gauff -LRB- @CocoGauff -RRB-:

    I'm not really caring too much about rankings or points, and I know that I said that if you win a tournament that automatically makes you No. 1, but I'm not even thinking about winning this tournament right now. Like, I'm thinking about my next match, and I know it's either going to be Coco or Babos. So I sort of feel free.

  2. Sarah Palin:

    We only have so many opportunities to hear from the fifty million candidates who are apparently running for President. And we get the Fox moderators asking questions that the New York Times applauds? please. Let's don't use the Democratic 'war on women' talking points when we have ISIS to worry about.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    I started out down 19 points, and I had never run for anything before. But every time I got knocked down, I got back up.

  4. Idaho Dennis Lockhart:

    The more extreme characterizations of hawks and doves, where the implication is that participants on the committee want to go in entirely different directions at any given point in time ... that is not the current set of circumstances, the committee is much tighter in its array of opinion, and the differences between points of view are more nuanced and more related to sooner versus a little later on questions of policy.

  5. Issac Ben-Israel:

    The idea was that we have a well-developed space infrastructure for our defence needs, and without a big financial investment, we can use it to grab a few percentage points of the commercial market as well.

Images & Illustrations of points

  1. pointspointspointspointspoints

Popularity rank by frequency of use

points#1#896#10000

Translations for points

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for points »

Translation

Find a translation for the points definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these points definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "points." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Feb. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/points>.

    Are we missing a good definition for points? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. scholastic
    • B. mitre
    • C. abandon
    • D. sheath

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for points:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.