- a cross-country horse race between specified points, in which each rider is often free to select his or her own course between the points.
Origin of point-to-point
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for point-to-point
In Handbook (fig. 61,i-j) it appears as point-to-point chevrons on the cheeks.
Written language is thus a point-to-point equivalence, to borrow a mathematical phrase, to its spoken counterpart.Language
And these two classes sustain a point-to-point correspondence to each other—they are correlated.Essays in Experimental Logic
The design name given, "butterfly," probably applies to the point-to-point large solid triangles, possibly to the rhomboids.
- a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting
- (as modifier)a point-to-point race
- (of a route) from one place to the next
- (of a radiocommunication link) from one point to another, rather than broadcast
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