Printing. a system for grading the sizes of type bodies, leads, etc., that employs the point as a unit of measurement.Compare point(def 48a).
any of certain systems of writing and printing for the blind that employ embossed symbols for letters.
a system of promoting students by an evaluation of their work on the basis of points representing quality of achievement.
Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
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Some of these old names still survive and are applied to the point-system bodies which approximate the old sizes.Type|A. A. Stewart
printing a system of measurement using the point as its unitSee point (def. 21)
a system for evaluation of achievement, as in education or industry, based on awarding points
any system of writing or printing, such as Braille, that uses protruding dots
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