[poin-tid] /ˈpɔɪn tɪd/
having a or :
a pointed arch.
sharp or piercing:
having direct effect, significance, or force:
a pointed gun.
directed particularly, as at a person:
a pointed remark.
Heraldry. (of a cross) having parallel sides with formed by two inclined sides on each end:
a cross pointed.
having a point
cutting or incisive: a pointed wit
obviously directed at or intended for a particular person or aspect: pointed criticism
emphasized or made conspicuous: pointed ignorance
(of an arch or style of architecture employing such an arch) Gothic
(music) (of a psalm text) marked to show changes in chanting
(of Hebrew text) with vowel points marked
c.1300, “having a sharp end or ends,” from point (n.). Meaning “having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind” is from 1660s. Related: Pointedly; pointedness.
[poin-tl] /ˈpɔɪn tl/ noun 1. a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design.
[French pwant-nwar] /French pwɛ̃tˈnwar/ noun 1. a seaport in the S Republic of Congo. /French pwɛ̃tnwar/ noun 1. a port in S Congo-Brazzaville, on the Atlantic: the country’s chief port and former capital (1950–58). Pop: 638 000 (2005 est)
- Point epidemic
point epidemic n. An epidemic in which several cases of a disease occur within a few days or hours due to exposure to a common source of infection such as food or water.
[poin-ter] /ˈpɔɪn tər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a long, tapering stick used by teachers, lecturers, etc., in things out on a map, blackboard, or the like. 3. the hand on a watch dial, clock face, scale, etc. 4. Military. the member of an artillery crew who aims the weapon. 5. […]