英音 [pɔɪnt] 美音 [pɔɪnt]
a geometric element that has position but no extension;
"a point is defined by its coordinates"
the precise location of something; a spatially limited location;
"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
a brief version of the essential meaning of something;
"get to the point"
"he missed the point of the joke"
"life has lost its point"
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole;
"several of the details are similar"
"a point of information"
a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;
"a remarkable degree of frankness"
"at what stage are the social sciences?"
an instant of time;
"at that point I had to leave"
the object of an activity;
"what is the point of discussing it?"
a V shape;
"the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
a very small circular shape;
"a row of points"
"draw lines between the dots"
the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest;
"he scored 20 points in the first half"
"a touchdown counts 6 points"
a promontory extending out into a large body of water;
"they sailed south around the point"
a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list;
"he noticed an item in the New York Times"
"she had several items on her shopping list"
"the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
an outstanding characteristic;
"his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
"he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"
"he broke the point of his pencil"
any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass;
"he checked the point on his compass"
a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch
one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
"in England they call a period a stop"
a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer;
"the point of the arrow was due north"
the dot at the left of a decimal fraction
the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip
a distinguishing or individuating characteristic;
"he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
the gun muzzle's direction;
"he held me up at the point of a gun"
a wall socket
a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively;
"I showed the customer the glove section"
"He pointed to the empty parking space"
"he indicated his opponents"
"The weather vane points North"
"the dancers toes pointed outward"
direct into a position for use;
"point a gun"
"He charged his weapon at me"
direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
be a signal for or a symptom of;
"These symptoms indicate a serious illness"
"Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"
"The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
sail close to the wind
mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
mark with diacritics;
"point the letter"
mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
be positionable in a specified manner;
"The gun points with ease"
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
"criticism directed at her superior"
"direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle;
"the dog pointed the dead duck"
give a point to;
"The candles are tapered"
repair the joints of bricks;
"point a chimney"
appoint vt. 任命，委派;约定，指定;装设，布置;
bluepoint n. （产于长岛南岸，可生食的）蓝蚝;
checkpoint n. 检查站，车站的行李房;
counterpoint n. 对位法，旋律配合，对应物;
disappoint vt. 使失望;使破灭，使落空; vi. 使失望;
embonpoint n. <法>丰满，肥胖，壮硕;
endpoint n. 端点，终点;
gunpoint n. 枪口;
knifepoint n. 刀尖;
midpoint n. 中点，正中央;
needlepoint n. 针尖，针绣花边;
outpoint vt. 得分多于…，比…更向逆风航行;
pinpoint vt. 确定，准确地指出;精准定位; n. 针尖，尖头;精确位置;极小之物; adj. 精确的，精准的;详尽的;
pointe n. <法>（芭蕾舞）足尖站立的姿式;
pointed adj. 尖的，尖锐的;严厉的，直截了当的;突出的;显然的; v. “point”的过去式和过去分词;
pointer n. 建议;线索;教鞭;（测量仪器上的）指针;
pointillism n. 点画法;点画派;
pointillistic adj. 点彩派画家的，点彩派的，点彩法的； 由许多孤立的细节（或部分）组成的;
pointless adj. 无意义的;不得要领的;钝的;无谓;
pointy adj. 有尖头的，尖的;
silverpoint n. 银尖笔画法，银尖笔;
standpoint n. 立场，观点;
strongpoint n. 战略要点，长处，优点;据点;
viewpoint n. 观点，意见，角度;视角;<物>视点;
point-by-point adj. 逐点详述的;
point for point 一点一点地对比;
point-to-point adj. 越过原野的; n. 越野赛马;
water point 引水点;
bull point 得分，优势;
point underflow 浮点下溢;
point identification 像点辨认;
sticking point n. 症结;顶住点;关键;
point hypersphere 点超球面;
point mechanism 转辙机构;
boiling point n. 沸点;
point-to-point line 点到点线路;
point to point control 位置控制，点到点控制;
point to point line 二点间线路;
point-to-point network [计] 点到点网络;
point-by-point test [化] 逐步试验;
point-to-point link 点到点连接，点到点链路;
point-by-point method [计] 逐点法;
point to-point communication 点对点通信;
point to point connection 点到点连接;
point by point 一点一点地;逐条;