pointwise

[ point-wahyz ]
/ ˈpɔɪntˌwaɪz /

adjective Mathematics.

occurring at each point of a given set: pointwise convergence.

Nearby words

  1. pointing device,
  2. pointless,
  3. pointlessly,
  4. points system,
  5. pointsman,
  6. pointy,
  7. pointy-head,
  8. pointy-headed,
  9. poiret,
  10. poiret, paul

Origin of pointwise

First recorded in 1535–45; point + -wise

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