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moment

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score

indicate

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face

beside the point

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on the point of something

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  • on the verge of
  • ready to
  • about to
  • just going to
  • on the brink of
  • just about to
  • all set to

point at or to something or someone

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point of view: opinion

point something or someone out: identify

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point something or someone out: allude to

point something up

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point to something: denote

point to something: refer to

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up to a point

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a sharp or tapered end

a very small mark

a particular portion of space chosen for something

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

a particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

what a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

the gist of a specific action or situation

a course of reasoning

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an individually considered portion of a whole

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to call or direct attention to something

to mark with punctuation

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point out: to make known or identify, as by signs

point out: to call or direct attention to something

point to: to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

point to: to lead to by logical inference

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a brief version of the essential meaning of something

an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

the object of an activity

a very small circular shape

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a promontory extending out into a large body of water

a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

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an outstanding characteristic

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a linear unit used to measure the size of type

one percent of the total principal of a loan

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a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

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the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

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a distinguishing or individuating characteristic

the gun muzzle's direction

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indicate a place, direction, person, or thing

be oriented

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direct into a position for use

sail close to the wind

mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

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mark with diacritics

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mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

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be positionable in a specified manner

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intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

give a point to

repair the joints of bricks

References in periodicals archive ?
The researchers also found that an increased number of trigger points in a muscle led to lower pressure point threshold for that muscle and an increase in pain intensity, suggesting that active trigger points are involved in the pathophysiology of shoulder impingement and that referred pain can contribute directly to shoulder pain.
Treatment consisted of inactivation of active trigger points using digital ischemic pressure, deep stroking, cross-fibre friction, ice and stretching.
The number of muscles with latent trigger points did not change a lot but the number of muscles with active trigger points was significantly lower after 12 weeks, indicating that trigger point therapy may be a promising new approach for people with chronic unilateral non-traumatic shoulder pain.
The results were similar to those of other studies, showing a significant increase in the number of active trigger points among elite swimmers with shoulder pain over both elite swimmers with no pain and the control group.
When applied to the correct trigger points, Niavin provides pain relief by deactivating and relaxing active trigger points for long lasting relief from arthritis, everyday aches and pains, muscle spasms and joint pains, while reducing inflammation in the affected tissues.