How to say point in French pɔɪnt

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pointe

point(noun)

the sharp end of anything

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

braquer (un revolver sur)

point(verb)

to aim in a particular direction

He pointed the gun at her.

pointe

point(noun)

a piece of land that projects into the sea etc

The ship came round Lizard Point.

montrer du doigt

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.

point

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.

jointoyer

point(verb)

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

point

point(noun)

an exact place or spot

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

moment précis

point(noun)

an exact moment

Her husband walked in at that point.

point

point(noun)

a place on a scale especially of temperature

the boiling-point of water.

point

point(noun)

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

point

point(noun)

a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc

He has won by five points to two.

point; propos

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.

sens, raison

point(noun)

(a) purpose or advantage

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

qualités; défauts

point(noun)

a personal characteristic or quality

We all have our good points and our bad ones.

priseélectrique

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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