How to say point in German pɔɪnt

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die Spitze

point(noun)

the sharp end of anything

the point of a pin; a sword point; at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun).

richten

point(verb)

to aim in a particular direction

He pointed the gun at her.

die Landspitze

point(noun)

a piece of land that projects into the sea etc

The ship came round Lizard Point.

zeigen

point(verb)

to call attention to something especially by stretching the index finger in its direction

He pointed (his finger) at the door; He pointed to a sign.

der Punkt

point(noun)

a small round dot or mark (.)

a decimal point; five point three six (= 5.36); In punctuation, a point is another name for a full stop.

verfugen

point(verb)

to fill worn places in (a stone or brick wall etc) with mortar.

der Punkt

point(noun)

an exact place or spot

When we reached this point of the journey we stopped to rest.

der Punkt

point(noun)

an exact moment

Her husband walked in at that point.

der Punkt

point(noun)

a place on a scale especially of temperature

the boiling-point of water.

der Kompaßstrich

point(noun)

a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.

der Punkt

point(noun)

a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc

He has won by five points to two.

der Punkt

point(noun)

a particular matter for consideration or action

The first point we must decide is, where to meet; That's a good point; You've missed the point; That's the whole point; We're wandering away from the point.

der Zweck

point(noun)

(a) purpose or advantage

There's no point (in) asking me; – I don't know.

die Eigenschaft

point(noun)

a personal characteristic or quality

We all have our good points and our bad ones.

der Kontakt

point(noun)

an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put

Is there only one electrical point in this room?


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