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