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  • Uma extensão de afilamento da terra projetando em água; uma península, cabo ou promontório.
    A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
  • Uma marca formada por, ou como se por uma extremidade afiada.
    A mark formed by or as if by a sharp end.
  • A mark or dot used in printing or writing for punctuation, especially a period.
  • A decimal point.
  • Linguistics A vowel point.
  • One of the protruding marks used in certain methods of writing and printing for the blind.
  • Mathematics A dimensionless geometric object having no properties except location.
  • Mathematics An element in a geometrically described set.
  • A place or locality considered with regard to its position: connections to Chicago and points west.
  • A narrowly particularized and localized position or place; a spot: The troops halted at a point roughly 1,000 yards from the river.
  • A specified degree, condition, or limit, as in a scale or course: the melting point of a substance.
  • Any of the 32 equal divisions marked at the circumference of a mariner's compass card that indicate direction.
  • The interval of 11°15ʹ between any two adjacent markings.
  • A distinct condition or degree: finally reached the point of exhaustion.
  • The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge: on the point of resignation; at the point of death.
  • A specific moment in time: At this point, we are ready to proceed.
  • An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving: What is the point of discussing this issue further?
  • The major idea or essential part of a concept or narrative: You have missed the whole point of the novel.
  • A significant, outstanding, or effective idea, argument, or suggestion: Your point is well taken.
  • A separate, distinguishing item or element; a detail: Diplomacy is certainly not one of his strong points. Your weak point is your constant need for approval.
  • A quality or characteristic that is important or distinctive, especially a standard characteristic used to judge an animal.
  • A single unit, as in counting, rating, or measuring.
  • A unit of academic credit usually equal to one hour of class work per week during one semester.