a prostrate shrub, Ceanothus gloriosus, of southern California, having leathery, roundish leaves and purplish or deep-blue flowers.
[point] /pɔɪnt/ noun 1. a sharp or tapering end, as of a dagger. 2. a projecting part of anything: A point of land juts into the bay. 3. a tapering extremity: the points of the fingers. 4. something having a sharp or tapering end: a pen point. 5. a pointed tool or instrument, as an […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. (def 2).
[point-set] /ˈpɔɪntˌsɛt/ adjective, Typesetting. 1. (of spaces) cast in widths that conform to standard point measure.
noun, Sports. 1. (especially in basketball) the illegal practice, by one or more bribed players, of deliberately limiting the number of points scored to conform to the desires of corrupt gamblers. noun The illegal practice, esp on the part of athletes, of controlling the score of a game, match, series, etc, so that professional gamblers […]