(in masonry) mortar used as a finishing touch to brickwork.
- un·point·ing, adjective
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How to use pointing in a sentence
Click the small key with a downward pointing arrow at the far right of the password field and select Suggest New Password.How Chrome and Safari can help you strengthen your passwords | David Nield | November 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
To sweep your arm and achieve that level of nuanced pointing and clicking, you need a mouse pad that extends as far as you do.
That will require pointing, which means understanding the rover's current orientation on Mars' surface, which the team has inferred from the shadows cast in the first images sent down.Perseverance on Mars: Where it is, and what the next steps are | John Timmer | February 19, 2021 | Ars Technica
After the parachute falls away, the spacecraft will fire up a set of downward pointing rockets to further slow its roll.Watch the Perseverance rover complete its dramatic landing on Mars | Charlie Wood | February 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
The Oracle chairman joins other tech leaders and ultra-wealthy in leaving California, with some pointing to the state’s high taxes.Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison joins the executive exodus from California | Claire Zillman, reporter | December 15, 2020 | Fortune
But sources said that the evidence so far is pointing away from an ISIS connection.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre | Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe he was just pointing out that many police feel that way.
Others agree, pointing out that the 2014 is not as dark a year as it may seem.
Some 20 people are there when I visit, including a father with his young son, pointing to photographs of movie stars on the walls.
“That was his idea,” says Banks, pointing across the room to Kwatinetz.Azealia Banks Opens Up About Her Journey from Stripping to Rap Stardom | Marlow Stern | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Right over the stone marker, a long-shafted war-lance was carved—the blade pointing down.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Indeed this first drawing is largely a pointing out or noting down of features without any serious effort to draw them.Children's Ways | James Sully
Over this spot he twisted all the remaining hair into a coil about four inches long, pointing slightly forward like a horn.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
Fagin nodded in the affirmative, and pointing in the direction of Saffron Hill, inquired whether any one was up yonder to-night.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
"Take those men to the guardhouse," he ordered curtly, pointing an accusing finger at Hicks and Bevans.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for pointing
the act or process of repairing or finishing joints in brickwork, masonry, etc, with mortar
the insertion of marks to indicate the chanting of a psalm or the vowels in a Hebrew text
the sequence of marks so inserted
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