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Engelsk navneord: point

1. point (om erkendelse) a geometric element that has position but no extension


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA point is defined by its coordinates.


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, constituent, element, factor, ingredient


Mere specifikke termerattracter, attractor, intercept, intersection, intersection point, point of intersection

2. point (om sted) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe walked to a point where she could survey the whole street.


Mindre specifikke termerlocation


Mere specifikke termerabutment, antinode, beginning, belly button, bellybutton, blind spot, celestial point, center, centre, chokepoint, corner, corner, crinion, crossing, focal point, focal point, focus, focus, focus, geographic point, geographical point, ground zero, hilum, hot spot, hotspot, McBurney's point, midair, midpoint, military position, navel, nidus, node, omphalos, omphalus, optic disc, optic disk, origin, place, place, position, position, position, pressure point, punctum, root, rootage, source, spot, topographic point, trichion, umbilicus, vanishing point

3. point (om kommunikation) a brief version of the essential meaning of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGet to the point.
He missed the point of the joke.
Life has lost its point.


Mindre specifikke termerimport, meaning, significance, signification


Mere specifikke termerbottom line, crux, crux of the matter, rallying point, talking point

4. point (om erkendelse) an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeveral of the details are similar.
A point of information.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)detail, item


Mindre specifikke termerfact


Mere specifikke termerminutia, nook and cranny, nooks and crannies, regard, respect, sticking point, technicality, trifle, triviality

5. point (om tilstand) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA remarkable degree of frankness.
At what stage are the social sciences?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)degree, level, stage


Mindre specifikke termerstate


Mere specifikke termeracme, climax, elevation, end point, extent, height, ladder, meridian, peak, pinnacle, plane, quickening, resultant, standard of life, standard of living, state of the art, summit, superlative, tiptop, top, ultimacy, ultimateness

6. point (om tid) an instant of time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAt that point I had to leave.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)point in time


Mindre specifikke termeramount, measure, quantity


Mere specifikke termerarrival time, beginning, commencement, date, deadline, departure time, distance, end, ending, first, full term, get-go, instant, kickoff, middle, midterm, midterm, minute, moment, offset, outset, particular date, phase, phase angle, run-time, second, show time, showtime, start, starting time, term, then, time of arrival, time of departure

7. point (om erkendelse) the object of an activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat is the point of discussing it?.


Mindre specifikke termeraim, object, objective, target

8. point (om form) a V shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)peak, tip


Mindre specifikke termerconvex shape, convexity


Mere specifikke termercusp, head, widow's peak


Omfatter disse overordnede termeralpenstock, arrowhead, blade, brand, cone, cone shape, conoid, knife, pencil, steel, sword

9. point (om form) a very small circular shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA row of points.
Draw lines between the dots.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dot


Mindre specifikke termerdisc, disk, saucer

10. point (om mængde el. mål) the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe scored 20 points in the first half.
A touchdown counts 6 points.


Mindre specifikke termerunit, unit of measurement


Mere specifikke termeradvantage, extra point, match point, point after, point after touchdown, set point


Omfatter disse overordnede termerscore

11. point (om ting) a promontory extending out into a large body of water


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey sailed south around the point.


Mindre specifikke termerforeland, head, headland, promontory

12. point (om kommunikation) a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)item


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, part, portion


Mere specifikke termeragenda item, incidental, inventory item, line item, news item, place, position


Omfatter disse overordnede termerlist, listing

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


Mindre specifikke termerrelevance, relevancy

14. point (om egenskab) an outstanding characteristic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis acting was one of the high points of the movie.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spot


Mindre specifikke termercharacteristic

15. point (om genstand) sharp end


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe stuck the point of the knife into a tree.
He broke the point of his pencil.


Mindre specifikke termerend, terminal


Mere specifikke termerarrowhead, barb, barb, cusp, diamond point, nib, pen nib, pike, pinpoint, spear-point, spearhead, spearpoint, spike


Omfatter disse overordnede termerawl, ice pick, icepick, knife, needle, pencil, pin

16. point any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe checked the point on his compass.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compass point


Mindre specifikke termerdirection


Mere specifikke termercardinal compass point, east by north, east by south, east northeast, east southeast, EbN, EbS, ENE, ESE, NbE, NbW, NE, NEbE, NEbN, NNE, NNW, nor'-east, nor'-nor'-east, nor'-nor'-west, nor'-west, north by east, north by west, north northeast, north northwest, northeast, northeast by east, northeast by north, northeastward, northwest, northwest by north, northwest by west, northwestward, NW, NWbN, NWbW, SbE, SbW, SE, SEbE, SEbS, sou'-east, sou'-sou'-east, sou'-sou'-west, sou'-west, south by east, south by west, south southeast, south southwest, southeast, southeast by east, southeast by south, southeastward, southwest, southwest by south, southwest by west, southwestward, SSE, SSW, SW, SWbS, SWbW, WbN, WbS, west by north, west by south, west northwest, west southwest, WNW, WSW

17. point (om mængde el. mål) a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch


Mindre specifikke termerlinear measure, linear unit


Omfatter disse overordnede termerem, pica, pica em

18. point (om forhold) 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


Mindre specifikke termerloan

19. point (om kommunikation) a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn England they call a period a stop.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)full point, full stop, period, stop


Mindre specifikke termerpunctuation, punctuation mark


Mere specifikke termersuspension point

20. point (om kommunikation) a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe point of the arrow was due north.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head


Mindre specifikke termermark


Omfatter disse overordnede termerarrow, pointer

21. point (om kommunikation) the dot at the left of a decimal fraction


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decimal point, percentage point


Mindre specifikke termermathematical notation

22. point (om egenskab) the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pointedness


Mindre specifikke termertaper


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unpointedness

23. point (om egenskab) a distinguishing or individuating characteristic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe knows my bad points as well as my good points.


Mindre specifikke termercharacteristic


Mere specifikke termerselling point

24. point (om genstand) the gun muzzle's direction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe held me up at the point of a gun.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gunpoint


Mindre specifikke termergun muzzle, muzzle

25. point (om genstand) a wall socket


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)power point


Mindre specifikke termerelectric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet, outlet, wall plug, wall socket


Overordnet (geografisk) regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

26. point (om genstand) a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breaker point, distributor point


Mindre specifikke termercontact, tangency


Omfatter disse overordnede termerdistributer, distributor, electrical distributor


Engelsk udsagnsord: point

1. point (om kommunikation) indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI showed the customer the glove section.
He pointed to the empty parking space.
He indicated his opponents.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)designate, indicate, show


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerinform


Mere specifikke termercall attention, finger, point, point out, reflect, signalise, signalize

2. point (om tilstand) be oriented


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe weather vane points North.
The dancers toes pointed outward.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)orient


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerlie

3. point (om konkurrence) direct into a position for use


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPoint a gun.
He charged his weapon at me.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)charge, level


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termeraim, direct, take, take aim, train


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpoint

4. point (om bevægelse) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, steer


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercommand, control


Mere specifikke termercanalise, canalize, channel, conn, corner, crab, dock, helm, navigate, navigate, park, pilot, pull over, sheer, stand out, starboard, tree

5. point (om kommunikation) be a signal for or a symptom of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese symptoms indicate a serious illness.
Her behavior points to a severe neurosis.
The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertell


Mere specifikke termeraugur, auspicate, betoken, bode, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, mark, omen, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate

6. point (om bevægelse) sail close to the wind


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)luff


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termersail


Overordnet emneområdenavigation, pilotage, piloting

7. point (om relation) mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlabel, mark, tag

8. point (om relation) mark with diacritics


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPoint the letter.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlabel, mark, tag

9. point (om relation) mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlabel, mark, tag

10. point (om konkurrence) be positionable in a specified manner


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gun points with ease.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcharge, level, point

11. point (om konkurrence) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
Criticism directed at her superior.
Direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, direct, place, target


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termeraim, direct, take, take aim, train


Mere specifikke termeraddress, home in, range in, zero in

12. point (om kommunikation) indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dog pointed the dead duck.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdesignate, indicate, point, show

13. point (om ændring) give a point to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe candles are tapered.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sharpen, taper


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange form, change shape, deform


Mere specifikke termeracuminate

14. point (om ændring) repair the joints of bricks


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPoint a chimney.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)repoint


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on









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