See under attractor.
- Point b
point B n. See supramentale.
- Point bar
point bar A low, curved ridge of sand and gravel along the inner bank of a meandering stream. Point bars form through the slow accumulation of sediment deposited by the stream when its velocity drops along the inner bank.
- Point-bearing pile
[point-bair-ing] /ˈpɔɪntˌbɛər ɪŋ/ noun, Engineering, Building Trades. 1. a pile depending on the soil or rock beneath its foot for support.
[point-blangk] /ˈpɔɪntˈblæŋk/ adjective 1. aimed or fired straight at the mark especially from close range; direct. 2. straightforward, plain, or explicit: a point-blank denial. adverb 3. with a direct aim; directly; straight. 4. bluntly; frankly: She told him point-blank that he was not welcome. adjective 1. 2. plain or blunt: a point-blank question adverb 3. […]