lace made with a needle rather than with bobbins; needlepoint.
lace made by a needle with buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern Also called needlepoint Compare pillow lace
[point-lis] /ˈpɔɪnt lɪs/ adjective 1. without a point: a pointless pen. 2. blunt, as an instrument. 3. without force, meaning, or relevance: a pointless remark. 4. without a point scored, as in a game: a pointless inning. /ˈpɔɪntlɪs/ adjective 1. without a point 2. without meaning, relevance, or force 3. (sport) without a point scored […]
noun 1. the lead soldier of an infantry patrol on combat operations. 2. a person who serves in the forefront, as of an economic or political issue. noun (mainly US) 1. (military) a soldier who walks at the front of an infantry patrol in combat 2. the leader or spokesperson of a campaign or organization […]
noun, Genetics. 1. a change in a single base in a nucleotide sequence. point mutation n. A mutation that involves a single nucleotide and may consist of loss of a nucleotide, substitution of one nucleotide for another, or the insertion of an additional nucleotide. point mutation A mutation in which one nucleotide is added, deleted, […]
noun 1. Nautical. the precise location of a vessel, established in order to set a course, especially in beginning a voyage in open water. 2. a place to begin, as in a discussion, argument, etc.