aimed or fired straight at the mark especially from close range; direct.
straightforward, plain, or explicit:
a point-blank denial.
with a direct aim; directly; straight.
She told him point-blank that he was not welcome.
plain or blunt: a point-blank question
directly or straight
plainly or bluntly
1570s, from point (v.) + blank (n.), the white center of a target. The notion is of standing close enough to aim (point) at the blank without allowance for curve, windage, or gravity. From 1590s as an adjective.
- Point break
noun in surfing, a type of long-lasting wave found off a coast with a headland or point Examples A point break is formed when a swell moves around the land almost at a right angle to the beach and a break which begins near the point gradually progresses along the wave. Word Origin 1966
noun 1. an electric charge considered to exist at a single point, and thus having neither area nor volume.
noun, Bridge. 1. a method of evaluating the strength of a hand by assigning a numerical value to high cards and to certain combinations and distributions of cards in the hand. 2. the total number of points in one player’s hand.
[French pwan koo-pey] /French pwɛ̃ kuˈpeɪ/ noun 1. Also called cutwork. a process for producing lace in which predetermined threads in the ground material are cut and removed in order to provide open areas for the insertion of ornamental patterns. 2. Also called cutwork lace. the lace produced by this process.