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.