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point : punta (n.) [lugar]; punto (n.); tandol (n.); tion (v.); tudlo (v.); tuldok (n.)

Glosses: (~ related words)
n. (cognition)1. pointa geometric element that has position but no extension.; "a point is defined by its coordinates"
~ attracter, attractor(physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system.
~ intersection, intersection point, point of intersectiona point where lines intersect.
~ component, element, factor, ingredient, constituentan abstract part of something.; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
~ interceptthe point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis.
n. (location)2. pointthe precise location of something; a spatially limited location.; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
~ locationa point or extent in space.
~ punctum(anatomy) a point or small area.
~ optic disc, optic disk, blind spotthe point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light.
~ belly button, bellybutton, navel, omphalos, omphalus, umbilicusa scar where the umbilical cord was attached.; "you were not supposed to show your navel on television"; "they argued whether or not Adam had a navel"; "she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton"
~ mcburney's pointa point one third of the way along a line drawn from the hip to the umbilicus; the point of maximum sensitivity in acute appendicitis.
~ node(physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system.
~ antinode(physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system.
~ origin, source, root, rootage, beginningthe place where something begins, where it springs into being.; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
~ celestial pointa point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere).
~ midpoint, centre, centera point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.
~ crinion, trichionpoint where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead.
~ chokepointa point of congestion or blockage.; "the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour"
~ cornerthe point where two lines meet or intersect.; "the corners of a rectangle"
~ crossinga point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect.
~ focusa fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section.
~ geographic point, geographical pointa point on the surface of the Earth.
~ ground zerothe point of detonation (or above or below) of a nuclear weapon.
~ hot spot, hotspota point of relatively intense heat or radiation.
~ midairsome point in the air; above ground level.; "the planes collided in midair"
~ abutmentpoint of contact between two objects or parts.
~ position, placethe particular portion of space occupied by something.; "he put the lamp back in its place"
~ positionthe appropriate or customary location.; "the cars were in position"
~ pressure pointany of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point.
~ military position, positiona point occupied by troops for tactical reasons.
~ cornerthe point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect.; "the corners of a cube"
~ place, spot, topographic pointa point located with respect to surface features of some region.; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
~ vanishing pointthe point beyond which something disappears or ceases to exist.
~ focal point, focusa point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges.
~ hilumthe scar on certain seeds marking its point of attachment to the funicle.
~ nidus, focal point, focusa central point or locus of an infection in an organism.; "the focus of infection"
n. (communication)3. pointa brief version of the essential meaning of something.; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
~ meaning, signification, import, significancethe message that is intended or expressed or signified.; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
~ bottom linethe decisive point.
~ crux of the matter, cruxthe most important point.
~ rallying pointa point or principle on which scattered or opposing groups can come together.
~ talking pointan especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussion.
n. (cognition)4. detail, item, pointan isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole.; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
~ facta piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred.; "first you must collect all the facts of the case"
~ minutiaa small or minor detail.; "he had memorized the many minutiae of the legal code"
~ nook and cranny, nooks and cranniessomething remote.; "he explored every nook and cranny of science"
~ regard, respect(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point.; "it differs in that respect"
~ sticking pointa point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal.
~ technicality, trifle, trivialitya detail that is considered insignificant.
n. (state)5. degree, level, point, stagea specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
~ statethe way something is with respect to its main attributes.; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
~ ladderascending stages by which somebody or something can progress.; "he climbed the career ladder"
~ acme, meridian, summit, tiptop, elevation, height, pinnacle, superlative, peak, topthe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
~ extentthe point or degree to which something extends.; "the extent of the damage"; "the full extent of the law"; "to a certain extent she was right"
~ resultant, end pointthe final point in a process.
~ standard of life, standard of livinga level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group.; "they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country"; "the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system"
~ planea level of existence or development.; "he lived on a worldly plane"
~ state of the artthe highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time.; "the state of the art in space travel"
~ ultimacy, ultimatenessthe state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance,.; "the ultimacy of these social values"
~ quickeningthe stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus.
~ climaxthe most severe stage of a disease.
n. (time)6. point, point in timean instant of time.; "at that point I had to leave"
~ quantity, measure, amounthow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.
~ distancea remote point in time.; "if that happens it will be at some distance in the future"; "at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details"
~ particular date, datea particular but unspecified point in time.; "they hoped to get together at an early date"
~ deadlinethe point in time at which something must be completed.
~ arrival time, time of arrivalthe time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to arrive at a given destination.
~ departure time, time of departurethe time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to depart from a given point of origin.
~ midtermmiddle of an academic term or a political term in office.
~ full term, termthe end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent.; "a healthy baby born at full term"
~ midtermthe middle of the gestation period.
~ moment, instant, minute, seconda particular point in time.; "the moment he arrived the party began"
~ run-timethe time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run.
~ commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, kickoff, start, firstthe time at which something is supposed to begin.; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
~ middletime between the beginning and the end of a temporal period.; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
~ end, endingthe point in time at which something ends.; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
~ phase angle, phasea particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle.
~ show timethe point in time at which an entertainment (a movie or television show etc.) is scheduled to begin.
~ thenthat time; that moment.; "we will arrive before then"; "we were friends from then on"
n. (cognition)7. pointthe object of an activity.; "what is the point of discussing it?"
~ objective, aim, object, targetthe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).; "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
n. (shape)8. peak, point, tipa V shape.; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
~ alpenstocka stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers.
~ arrowheadthe pointed head or striking tip of an arrow.
~ knifea weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point.
~ pencila thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.
~ sword, steel, blade, branda cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
~ widow's peaka V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
~ cuspsmall elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth.
~ convex shape, convexitya shape that curves or bulges outward.
~ cone shape, conoid, conea shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point.
~ headthe tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates).
n. (shape)9. dot, pointa very small circular shape.; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots"
~ disk, saucer, discsomething with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate.; "the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky"
n. (quantity)10. pointthe unit of counting in scoring a game or contest.; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
~ extra point, point after, point after touchdownin American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown.
~ unit, unit of measurementany division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
~ scorea number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest.; "the score was 7 to 0"
~ advantage(tennis) first point scored after deuce.
~ set point(tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis.
~ match point(tennis) the final point needed to win a match (especially in tennis).
n. (object)11. pointa promontory extending out into a large body of water.; "they sailed south around the point"
~ foreland, headland, promontory, heada natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).
n. (communication)12. item, pointa distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list.; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
~ list, listinga database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics).
~ agenda itemone of the items to be considered.
~ incidentalan item that is incidental.
~ inventory iteman item listed in an inventory.
~ line iteman item in an appropriation bill.; "Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"
~ news iteman item in a newspaper.
~ position, placean item on a list or in a sequence.; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
~ component part, part, portion, component, constituentsomething determined in relation to something that includes it.; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
n. (linkdef)13. pointa style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect.
~ relevance, relevancythe relation of something to the matter at hand.
n. (attribute)14. point, spotan outstanding characteristic.; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
~ characteristica distinguishing quality.
n. (artifact)15. pointsharp end.; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
~ arrowheadthe pointed head or striking tip of an arrow.
~ awla pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes.
~ barba subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove.
~ barbthe pointed part of barbed wire.
~ cusppoint formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch).
~ diamond pointa very hard small point made from a diamond.
~ ice pick, icepickpick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice.
~ knifeedge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle.
~ needlea sharp pointed implement (usually steel).
~ nib, pen nibthe writing point of a pen.
~ pencila thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.
~ pikea sharp point (as on the end of a spear).
~ pina small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things.
~ pinpointthe sharp point of a pin.
~ spear-point, spearpoint, spearheadthe head and sharpened point of a spear.
~ spikeeach of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves).; "the second baseman sharpened his spikes before every game"; "golfers' spikes damage the putting greens"
~ end, terminaleither extremity of something that has length.; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
n. (linkdef)16. compass point, pointany of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass.; "he checked the point on his compass"
~ directionthe spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves.; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
~ cardinal compass pointone of the four main compass points.
~ nbe, north by eastthe compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
~ nne, nor'-nor'-east, north northeastthe compass point that is midway between north and northeast.
~ nebn, northeast by norththe compass point that is one point north of northeast.
~ nor'-east, northeast, northeastward, nethe compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees.
~ nebe, northeast by eastthe compass point that is one point east of northeast.
~ east northeast, enethe compass point midway between northeast and east.
~ east by north, ebnthe compass point that is one point north of due east.
~ east by south, ebsthe compass point that is one point south of due east.
~ east southeast, esethe compass point midway between east and southeast.
~ sebe, southeast by eastthe compass point that is one point east of southeast.
~ sou'-east, southeast, southeastward, sethe compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees.
~ sebs, southeast by souththe compass point that is one point south of southeast.
~ sou'-sou'-east, south southeast, ssethe compass point midway between south and southeast.
~ sbe, south by eastthe compass point that is one point east of due south.
~ sbw, south by westthe compass point that is one point west of due south.
~ sou'-sou'-west, south southwest, sswthe compass point midway between south and southwest.
~ southwest by south, swbsthe compass point that is one point south of southwest.
~ sou'-west, southwest, southwestward, swthe compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees.
~ southwest by west, swbwthe compass point that is one point west of southwest.
~ west southwest, wswthe compass point midway between west and southwest.
~ wbs, west by souththe compass point that is one point south of due west.
~ wbn, west by norththe compass point that is one point north of due west.
~ west northwest, wnwthe compass point midway between west and northwest.
~ northwest by west, nwbwthe compass point that is one point west of northwest.
~ nor'-west, northwestward, nw, northwestthe compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees.
~ northwest by north, nwbnthe compass point that is one point north of northwest.
~ nnw, nor'-nor'-west, north northwestthe compass point that is midway between north and northwest.
~ nbw, north by westthe compass point that is one point west of due north.
n. (quantity)17. pointa linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch.
~ linear measure, linear unita unit of measurement of length.
~ pica em, em, picaa linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing.
n. (possession)18. pointone percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan.
~ loanthe temporary provision of money (usually at interest).
n. (communication)19. full point, full stop, period, point, stopa punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.; "in England they call a period a stop"
~ punctuation mark, punctuationthe marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases.
~ suspension point(usually plural) one of a series of points indicating that something has been omitted or that the sentence is incomplete.
n. (communication)20. head, pointa V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer.; "the point of the arrow was due north"
~ marka written or printed symbol (as for punctuation).; "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
~ arrow, pointera mark to indicate a direction or relation.
n. (communication)21. decimal point, percentage point, pointthe dot at the left of a decimal fraction.
~ mathematical notationa notation used by mathematicians.
n. (attribute)22. point, pointednessthe property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip.
~ taperthe property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone).
n. (attribute)23. pointa distinguishing or individuating characteristic.; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
~ characteristica distinguishing quality.
~ selling pointa characteristic of something that is up for sale that makes it attractive to potential customers.
n. (artifact)24. gunpoint, pointthe gun muzzle's direction.; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
~ gun muzzle, muzzlethe open circular discharging end of a gun.
n. (artifact)25. point, power pointa wall socket.
~ electric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet, wall plug, wall socket, outletreceptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices.
~ britain, great britain, u.k., uk, united kingdom, united kingdom of great britain and northern irelanda monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom.
n. (artifact)26. breaker point, distributor point, pointa contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.
~ tangency, contact(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact.; "they forget to solder the contacts"
~ electrical distributor, distributer, distributorelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence.
v. (communication)27. designate, indicate, point, showindicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
~ informimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to.; "I informed him of his rights"
~ pointindicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle.; "the dog pointed the dead duck"
~ fingerindicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments.
~ call attention, point out, signalise, signalizepoint out carefully and clearly.
~ reflectmanifest or bring back.; "This action reflects his true beliefs"
v. (stative)28. orient, pointbe oriented.; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"
~ liebe located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.
v. (competition)29. charge, level, pointdirect into a position for use.; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
~ aim, take aim, train, direct, takepoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
~ pointbe positionable in a specified manner.; "The gun points with ease"
v. (motion)30. channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steerdirect the course; determine the direction of travelling.
~ dockmaneuver into a dock.; "dock the ships"
~ sheercause to sheer.; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
~ pull oversteer a vehicle to the side of the road.; "The car pulled over when the ambulance approached at high speed"
~ helmbe at or take the helm of.; "helm the ship"
~ crabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind.
~ navigatedirect carefully and safely.; "He navigated his way to the altar"
~ stand outsteer away from shore, of ships.
~ starboardturn to the right, of helms or rudders.
~ connconduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane.
~ navigate, pilotact as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance.; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
~ canalise, canalize, channeldirect the flow of.; "channel information towards a broad audience"
~ tree, cornerforce a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
~ parkmaneuver a vehicle into a parking space.; "Park the car in front of the library"; "Can you park right here?"
~ control, commandexercise authoritative control or power over.; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
v. (communication)31. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalbe a signal for or a symptom of.; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
~ augur, auspicate, bode, foreshadow, omen, portend, presage, betoken, predict, prefigure, prognosticate, forecast, foretellindicate by signs.; "These signs bode bad news"
~ markdesignate as if by a mark.; "This sign marks the border"
~ telllet something be known.; "Tell them that you will be late"
v. (motion)32. luff, pointsail close to the wind.
~ navigation, pilotage, pilotingthe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place.
~ sailtravel on water propelled by wind.; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
v. (contact)33. pointmark (Hebrew words) with diacritics.
~ mark, tag, labelattach a tag or label to.; "label these bottles"
v. (contact)34. pointmark with diacritics.; "point the letter"
~ mark, tag, labelattach a tag or label to.; "label these bottles"
v. (contact)35. pointmark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes.
~ mark, tag, labelattach a tag or label to.; "label these bottles"
v. (competition)36. pointbe positionable in a specified manner.; "The gun points with ease"
~ point, level, chargedirect into a position for use.; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
~ behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
v. (competition)37. aim, direct, place, point, targetintend (something) to move towards a certain goal.; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
~ addressdirect a question at someone.
~ aim, take aim, train, direct, takepoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
~ home in, range in, zero indirect onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids.
v. (communication)38. pointindicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle.; "the dog pointed the dead duck"
~ point, indicate, designate, showindicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"
v. (change)39. point, sharpen, tapergive a point to.; "The candles are tapered"
~ change form, change shape, deformassume a different shape or form.
~ acuminatemake sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point.
v. (change)40. point, repointrepair the joints of bricks.; "point a chimney"
~ bushel, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, doctor, touch on, restorerestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"