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Definition of Pointal

Pointal
Pointal Point"al, n. [From Point: cf. F. pointal an upright wooden prop, OF. pointille a prick or prickle.] 1. (Bot.) The pistil of a plant. 2. A kind of pencil or style used with the tablets of the Middle Ages. ``A pair of tablets [i. e., tablets] . . . and a pointel.' --Chaucer. 3. (Arch.) See Poyntel. [Obs. or R.]
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Poyntel Poyn"tel, n. [See Pointal.] (Arch.) Paving or flooring made of small squares or lozenges set diagonally. [Formerly written pointal.]

Meaning of Pointal from wikipedia

- In computer networking, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) is a data link layer (layer 2) communication protocol between two routers directly without any host...
- The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is an obsolete method for implementing virtual private networks. PPTP has many well known security issues...
- The boiling point of a substance is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid equals the pressure surrounding the liquid and the liquid...
- A percentage point or percent point is the unit for the arithmetic difference of two percentages. For example, moving up from 40 percent to 44 percent...
- be referred to as a headland, cape, island promontory, bill, point, fork, or spit. A point is generally considered a piece of land projecting into a body...
- melting point (or, rarely, liquefaction point) of a substance is the temperature at which it changes state from solid to liquid. At the melting point the...
- return. The player who is unable to return the ball validly will not gain a point, while the opposite player will. Tennis is an Olympic sport and is pla****...
- Point or points may refer to: Point, Lewis, a peninsula in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland Point, Texas, a city in Rains County, Texas, United States Point...
- In telecommunications, a point-to-point connection refers to a communications connection between two communication endpoints or nodes. An example is a...
- A three-point field goal (also 3-pointer, three, or trey) is a field goal in a basketball game made from beyond the three-point line, a designated arc...