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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 ?
In my book, Points 2016, I catalog more than 2,000 acupuncture points.
However, acupressure, which uses the hands, in particular finger pressure on the acupuncture points, provides a vehicle which bridges the structural and the energetic systems.
Autohemotherapy at acupuncture points in the postoperative of equine orchiectomies showed to be effective, without any complication or sign of interference in the welfare of animals, though there is a necessity of more studies comparing the physiological response of equines submitted to autohemotherapy at acupuncture points in relationship to others submitted to conventional antibiotics and anti-inflammatory after post surgical procedure, validating this protocol in equine postoperative routine on communities with poor veterinary medical approach.
After she applied the PRA to various acupuncture points and tender spots on her neck, knees, and feet for two to three minutes each, her pain was minimal.
But she uses traditional acupuncture points - usually on the foot - to identify the complaints.
Each system has developed many of its own types of treatment plans with acupuncture points that are not part of a traditional system.
Traditional Chinese Medicine relies on a map of meridians and acupuncture points to determine the most effective places to insert needles.
The stimuli generated by the insertion of an acupuncture needle to the acupuncture point first reaches the cortex and activates the pain control system via stimulation of the mesencephalic periaquaductal gray matter and periventricular neurons.
Just as a thin acupuncture needle placed in a specific acupuncture point can have a strong effect on pain reduction, so can microvibration.
A channel description and clinical relevance of the channel is provided prior to a description of each acupuncture point along the described channel.
Different methods used include: needles - applied to acupuncture points moxa - burning of herbs to warm an acupuncture point electro - using a mild electric current through the acupuncture point cupping - glass or bamboo cups placed on the back to draw out toxins.
Though there are many techniques, the common factors are clearing the mind, breathing slow, deep abdominal and comfortable breaths, and focusing on acupuncture point Guanyan, located four finger widths below the umbilicus (belly button).
The patient may be treated by burning a dry herb on an acupuncture point, passing small electrical currents through acupuncture points, cupping and massage.
Although the efficacy of acupuncture can be difficult to assess because of the lack of standardization of practices, one systematic review on its antiemesis effects included only controlled trials in which a single acupuncture point, P6, was stimulated (J.
The visible red-coloured laser usually heats up the acupuncture point.