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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

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Data from the experiment on the effect of cardinal points on weevil captures were also analyzed with chi-squared tests as a contingency table 2 x 4 (recapture x cardinal point).
The filled-in squares below include the four cardinal points (N, E, S, W) in their proper quadrants.
Each cardinal point has it own particular features; each dimension of your self does also.
As the first phase of a concentric masterplan--which is oriented on the cardinal points and centred on a ceremonial arbour--three levels of accommodation emerge from the gently sloping south-facing site to form a graceful terraced arc.
One might wonder how closely the Andean version of duality parallels our own and also how that duality is articulated with the concept of four quarters, or cardinal points, that is central to many cultures in the Americas.
In explaining this approach to students, I plot these principles as the four cardinal points on a compass, for to know who we are, we must first know where we are.
If you look head-on at the pump they would be located at the cardinal points of a compass.
Alison Cornish's "Telling Time in Purgatory," previously published in the volume Reading Dante's Stars, is a fascinating piece which sets the four cardinal points of reference, the fourth being "the present state where the poet writes," and goes on to prove the seminal importance of the lunar aurora in Purgatory 9.
The Digital Navigation System (DNS), within a compact handheld device, provides a backlit LCD display of compass cardinal points and the direction of travel.
And the RSPCA is now spearheading a campaign aimed athighlighting the importance of thinking carefully before adopting a bunny as a pet - and at putting across the cardinal points of rabbit care.
The structure's purpose was to protect his body as he resided in the afterlife; oriented to the cardinal points, the pyramid also linked the life and death of the king to that of the rising and setting sun.
Some received, as the Cardinal points out, "modest stipends for their work.
These include the 9068P, a disc compass watchband with cardinal points for $2.
Soding himself cites the support of other interpreters for almost all of the specific points he wishes to establish, including his cardinal points that agape is definitive both of Paul's theology and of his ethic, and that Paul regarded the love commandment as integral, not just supplemental, to the gospel.
The acquisition will take the form of a pre-selection process followed by the issuance of a cardinal points specification/invitation to tender document to six selected contractors in September 1994.