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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.]
pointal
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

- Point or points may refer to: Promontory, a raised m**** of land that projects into a lowland or a body of water Point, Lewis, a peninsula in the Outer...
- The Point! is the sixth studio album by American songwriter and musician Harry Nilsson, released in late 1970. It was accompanied by an animated film...
- Pointing is a gesture specifying a direction from a person's body, usually indicating a location, person, event, thing or idea. It typically is formed...
- In telecommunications, a point-to-point connection refers to a communications connection between two communication endpoints or nodes. An example is a...
- In computer networking, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) is a data link layer (layer 2) communications protocol used to establish a direct connection between...
- The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is an obsolete method for implementing virtual private networks. PPTP has many well known security issues...
- On Point is a two-hour call-in radio show produced by WBUR-FM in Boston and syndicated by National Public Radio (NPR). The show addresses a wide range...
- Point-to-point, point to point, or port to port may refer to: Point-to-point construction, an electronics ****embly technique Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)...
- 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...
- 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...
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