noun, Parliamentary Procedure.
a question raised as to whether proceedings are in order, or in conformity with parliamentary law.
noun (pl) points of order
a question raised in a meeting or deliberative assembly by a member as to whether the rules governing procedures are being breached
- Point of ossification
point of ossification n. The site of earliest bone formation via accumulation of osteoblasts within connective tissue or of earliest destruction of cartilage before onset of ossification.
- Point of presence
(PoP) A site where there exists a collection of telecommunications equipment, usually modems, digital leased lines and multi-protocol routers. An Internet access provider may operate several PoPs distributed throughout their area of operation to increase the chance that their subscribers will be able to reach one with a local telephone call. The alternative is for […]
[point-uh v-pur-chuh s] /ˈpɔɪnt əvˈpɜr tʃəs/ adjective 1. designating or in use at a retail outlet where an item can be purchased; point-of-sale: point-of-purchase displays to entice the buyer.
noun, Nautical. 1. the bearing of a sailing vessel, considered with relation to the direction of the wind.