Basketball. the guard who directs the team’s offense from the point.
pointillage poin·til·lage (pwāɴ-tē-yäzh’) n. A massage manipulation with the tips of the fingers.
[French pwan-tee-yey] /French pwɛ̃ tiˈyeɪ/ adjective 1. (of book covers) decorated with a tooled pattern of dots.
[pwan-tl-iz-uh m, -tee-iz-, poin-tl-iz-] /ˈpwæn tlˌɪz əm, -tiˌɪz-, ˈpɔɪn tlˌɪz-/ noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) 1. a theory and technique developed by the neo-impressionists, based on the principle that juxtaposed dots of pure color, as blue and yellow, are optically mixed into the resulting hue, as green, by the viewer. /ˈpwæntɪˌlɪzəm; -tiːˌɪzəm; ˈpɔɪn-/ noun 1. […]
[pwan-tl-is-tik, -tee-is-, poin-tl-is-] /ˌpwæn tlˈɪs tɪk, -tiˈɪs-, ˌpɔɪn tlˈɪs-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characteristic of or pointillists. 2. made up of or using minute details; particularized; itemized: a pointillistic style of acting.