As they continue the search, Clive Irving explains why the black box might be a moot point—and why Airbus is worried.
If Gov. Dave Heineman wants the job, I suspect he'll win the primary in a landslide, making this post a moot point.
Whether the gorics and courils of Brittany, who seem sufficiently small, are fairies or otherwise is a moot point.
The actual temperature of the moon's surface by day is a moot point.
Whether Cottle was justified in publishing the opium letters of Coleridge has always been a moot point.
Whether Ferdinand was justified in doing this was long a moot point.
Whether the crypt of this church, as we now have it, dates entirely from DOiglis time is a moot point.
Whether he was the son of a vintner or a joiner is a moot point.
One moot point concerning the bishop commemorated by an effigy in the North Choir Aisle is left an open question.
How far Gumming believed his own prophecies is a moot point.
"assembly of freemen," mid-12c., from Old English gemot "meeting" (especially of freemen, to discuss community affairs or mete justice), "society, assembly, council," from Proto-Germanic *ga-motan (cf. Old Low Frankish muot "encounter," Middle Dutch moet, Middle High German muoz), from collective prefix *ga- + *motan (see meet (v.)).
"debatable; not worth considering" from moot case, earlier simply moot (n.) "discussion of a hypothetical law case" (1530s), in law student jargon. The reference is to students gathering to test their skills in mock cases.
"to debate," Old English motian "to meet, talk, discuss," from mot (see moot (n.)). Related: Mooted; mooting.