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According to WordNet, the noun "point" has 26 sense(s).

113902482 a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points".

103974671 a wall socket.

105865998 a geometric element that has position but no extension; "a point is defined by its coordinates".

113794885 a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect.

113830305 any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass".

113939892 a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?".

109396465 a promontory extending out into a large body of water; "they sailed south around the point".

113400150 one percent of the total principal of a loan; it is paid at the time the loan is made and is independent of the interest on the loan.

103213826 a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.

115180528 an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave".

103974769 the gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun".

105817845 an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information".

113712286 a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch.

104732067 a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points".

106812289 the dot at the left of a decimal fraction.

106606808 a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point".

108620061 the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street".

106822034 a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north".

106843520 a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop".

105984066 the object of an activity; "what is the point of discussing it?".

104731925 an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie".

105071556 the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip.

113911872 a very small circular shape; "a row of points"; "draw lines between the dots".

103974215 sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil".

106482401 a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first".

113610162 the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points".


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