heading as close to the wind as possible
A measurement for the size of type, distance between lines and thickness of rules. one point equals one seventy-second of an inch (0.3515mm).
For paper, a unit of thickness equaling 1/1000 inch. for typesetting, a unit of height equaling 1/72 inch. Found on http://www.printusa.com/glos.htm
The smallest unit of price change quoted or, one one-hundredth of a percent. Related: minimum price fluctuation and tick. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047
Is one percent of the principal amount. Found on http://www.oasismanagement.com/glossary/
(1) The extreme end of a CAPE, or the outer end of any land area protruding into the water, usually less prominent than a CAPE. (2) (SMP) A low profile SHORELINE PROMONTORY of more or less triangular shape, the top of which extends SEAWARD. Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm
The smallest increment of price movement possible in trading a given futures contract. Found on http://www.exchange-handbook.co.uk/index.cfm?section=glossary&first_letter=
A unit of typographic measurement equal to (in electronic typography) 1/72 inch (0.01383 inches).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20184
A zero-dimensional spatial abstraction of an object represented by a coordinate pair.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20195
- a very short period of time 2. [n] - a very small circular shape 3. [n] - a V shape 4. [n] - a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect 5. [n] - a linear unit used to measure the size of type 6. [n] - the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest 7. ...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=point
A one-dimensional point in coordinate space. Points can be linked up to form polygons, used as control vertices for NURBS curves, or employed as nulls to control lights or cameras, amongst other functions.
Found on http://www.computerarts.co.uk/downloads/3d__and__animation/the_3d_world_glo
1. Regarding paper, a unit of thickness equating 1/1000 inch.Found on http://www.tso.co.uk/solutions/publishingsolutions/printproduction/printglo
A zero-dimensional figure. Usually left undefined, has four main representions - the dot, the node, the location, and the ordered pair of numbers. See also: Dot, Line, Plane.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/p/o/point/source.html
a valid touch; the tip of the sword; an attack made with the point (ie. a thrust)
Found on http://www.hpfc.org.uk/glossary.htm
In measurements of the thickness of paper, one point is 1/1000 or .001 inches; a measurement of the size of type, one point is 1/72 inch. see also caliper, thickness.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
An exact location in space, usually represented by a dot
Found on http://www.hbschool.com/glossary/math2/index6.html
In paper, unit of thickness equalling 1/1000 inch. In typesetting, unit of height equalling 1/12 of pica and 1/72 of an inch, used to express type size and leading.Found on http://www.blackcatprinters.co.uk/glossaryp.htm
(point) transitive verb & i.
To appoint. [ Obsolete] Spenser. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/115
[ French point
, and probably also pointe
, Latin punctum
, from pungere
, to prick. See Pungent
, and confer Puncto
That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. t...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/115
Point transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Pointed
; present participle & verbal noun Pointing
.] [ Confer French pointer
. See Point
To give a point to; to sharpen; to ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/115
(point) intransitive verb 1.
To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; -- with at
. « Now must the world point
at poor Katharine.» Shak.
at the tatte...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/115
Point noun 1. (Medicine)
A pointed piece of quill or bone covered at one end with vaccine matter; -- called also vaccine point
One of the raised dots used in certain systems of printing and writing for the blind. The first practical system was that devised by Louis Br...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/115
1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, especially. The sharp end of a piercing instrument, as a needle or a pin. ... 2. An instrument which pricks or pierces, as a sort of needle used by engravers, etchers, lace workers, and others; also, a pointed cutting tool, as a stone cutter's point; called also pointer. ... 3. Anything wh...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tipFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=point
sharp end; `he stuck the point of the knife into a tree`; `he broke the point of his pencil`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=point
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