Pointing

Point"ing

, n. 1. The act of sharpening.
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2. The act of designating, as a position or direction, by means of something pointed, as a finger or a rod.
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3. The act or art of punctuating; punctuation.
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4. The act of filling and finishing the joints in masonry with mortar, cement, etc.; also, the material so used.
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5. The rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling.
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6. (Sculpt.) The act or process of measuring, at the various distances from the surface of a block of marble, the surface of a future piece of statuary; also, a process used in cutting the statue from the artist's model.
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