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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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