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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 diagrams or maps, the boundaries of dermatomes are usually sharply defined, as are acupuncture points. However, in practice there is some overlap of innervation between adjacent dermatomes on patients, and acupuncture points may deviate slightly from known anatomical landmarks.
But she uses traditional acupuncture points - usually on the foot - to identify the complaints.
The acupuncture experts panel of School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, will provide technique training on the selection of acupuncture points and needling techniques.
Traditional Chinese Medicine relies on a map of meridians and acupuncture points to determine the most effective places to insert needles.
What we know is that magnets have a direct and swift action on acupuncture points and their pathways (meridians) when you use them at very low frequencies, as they are with the PRA device.
The naming and description of the acupuncture points follows the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) format.
Lee, "Measurements of location-dependent nitric oxide levels on skin surface in relation to acupuncture point," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
In particular, the HT7 (Shenmen) acupuncture point is the source point of the heart meridian and has frequently been used to treat mental disorders, including drug addiction, anxiety, and depression [10, 11].
What has led me to this place is my understanding of the profound interrelationships between the fascial network and the meridian and acupuncture point system, which maps the energy field of the body.
A beam of light from the laser is focused on to the acupuncture point, stimulating it in the same way as acupuncture needles.
GV-26 is a very famous acupuncture point one-third of the distance below the nose and two-thirds of the distance above the upper lip in the midline.
Supraspinal effects may be elicited by either segmental or extrasegmental needling and as these effects are time and intensity related any acupuncture point has the potential to induce this effect.
[21] World Health Organization, WHO Standard Acupuncture Point Locations in the Western Pacific Region, vol.
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.
Indexing is by acupuncture point names (in English and Chinese characters), and disease names and symptoms.