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Definition of Pointing

Pointing
Point Point, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Pointing.] [Cf. F. pointer. See Point, n.] 1. To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as, to point a moral. 2. To direct toward an abject; to aim; as, to point a gun at a wolf, or a cannon at a fort. 3. Hence, to direct the attention or notice of. Whosoever should be guided through his battles by Minerva, and pointed to every scene of them. --Pope. 4. To supply with punctuation marks; to punctuate; as, to point a composition. 5. To mark (as Hebrew) with vowel points. 6. To give particular prominence to; to designate in a special manner; to indicate, as if by pointing; as, the error was pointed out. --Pope. He points it, however, by no deviation from his straightforward manner of speech. --Dickens. 7. To indicate or discover by a fixed look, as game. 8. (Masonry) To fill up and finish the joints of (a wall), by introducing additional cement or mortar, and bringing it to a smooth surface. 9. (Stone Cutting) To cut, as a surface, with a pointed tool. To point a rope (Naut.), to taper and neatly finish off the end by interweaving the nettles. To point a sail (Naut.), to affix points through the eyelet holes of the reefs. To point off, to divide into periods or groups, or to separate, by pointing, as figures. To point the yards (of a vessel) (Naut.), to brace them so that the wind shall strike the sails obliquely. --Totten.

Meaning of Pointing from wikipedia

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- had abundant pointing and backing instinct. They typically start to acquire their hunting instincts at about 2 months of age. Pointing dogs can be dated...
- Pointless Forest has a point. They meet curious creatures like giant bees, a "pointed man" pointing in all directions who proclaims "A point in every direction...
- reactions to a specific dog. Pointing breed German Wirehaired Pointer Cesky Fousek, also known as the Bohemian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Hypoallergenic dog...
- L'Homme au doigt (Pointing Man or Man Pointing) is a 1947 bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, that became the most expensive sculpture ever when it...
- Vowel pointing is the inserting of signs used to indicate vowels in certain alphabets (esp. the Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic); it may refer to: Harakat,...
- Ridgwell The Pointing Finger (1933 film), a British film directed by George Pearson Pointing the Finger, a 1981 album by Kevin Coyne Finger Point (disambiguation)...
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