/ (ˌriːˈpɔɪnt) /
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(tr) to repair the joints of (brickwork, masonry, etc) with mortar or cement
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replicative, replicon, reply, reply card, repo, repoint, repo man, répondez s'il vous plaît, repone, repopulate, report
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How to use repoint in a sentence
For two hours nearly he wrote away steadily, rarely changing or erasing a word, stopping only to repoint the lead of his pencil.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
Repoint the foundations, inside and out, with a rich cement mortar to seal any cracks through which the wind might penetrate.If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
They are regular arrows, but I made the man shorten them so as to suit the bow, and then repoint them.Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
Repoint all existing brickwork, interior & exterior, as may be requisite.The Fairfax County Courthouse|Ross D. Netherton