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Definition of Pointing

Pointing

  1. of Point
  2. The act of sharpening.
  3. The act of designating, as a position or direction, by means of something pointed, as a finger or a rod.
  4. The act or art of punctuating; punctuation.
  5. The act of filling and finishing the joints in masonry with mortar, cement, etc.; also, the material so used.
  6. The rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling.
  7. 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.

Pointing Quotations

Pointing is a metaphor we all know. We've done a lot of studies and tests on that, and it's much faster to do all kinds of functions, such as cutting and pasting, with a mouse, so it's not only easier to use but more efficient.
Steve Jobs

So let's not use a stylus. We're going to use the best pointing device in the world. We're going to use a pointing device that we're all born with - born with ten of them. We're going to use our fingers. We're going to touch this with our fingers. And we have invented a new technology called multi-touch, which is phenomenal. It works like magic.
Steve Jobs

White collar conservative flashin down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.
Jimi Hendrix

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer

Comedians are sociologists. We're pointing out stuff that the general public doesn't even stop to think about, looking at life in slow-motion and questioning everything we see.
Steven Wright
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Pointing Translations

pointing in French is pointant, braquant
pointing in German is hinweisend auf
pointing in Swedish is pekande

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