point


point
1. I
it is rude to point показывать пальцем неприлично
2. II
point somewhere point west (east, this way and that way, etc.) указывать на запад и т.д.; the magnetic needle always points north магнитная стрелка всегда указывает на север
3. III
point smth. point an arrow (a stake, a pile, posts, etc.) заострять /точить, затачивать/ стрелу и т.д.; point a pencil очинить /заточить/ карандаш
4. XVI
1) point to /at/ smth., smb. point to twelve (to half past six, to the north, to the east, to the man, etc.) показывать двенадцать и т.д.; he pointed directly at me он указал прямо на меня; point to the one you mean покажите мне, кого вы имеете в виду; he pointed to the door он указал на дверь; it is rude to point at people невежливо показывать на людей пальцем
2) point to /toward/ smth. point to smb.'s fault (to the fact that he was right, to him as the culprit, etc.) указывать на чью-л. ошибку /чье-л. упущение/ и т.д.; point to his guilt свидетельствовать о том, что он виноват; his conduct points to madness его поведение говорит о психическом расстройстве; point to new complications (to difficulties, to further inflation, etc.) предвещать новые осложнения и т.д.; all the signs point toward a hard winter все приметы предвещают суровую зиму; everything seems to point to success все обещает /сулит/ успех
5. XXI1
point smth. at smb., smth. point a revolver at a person (a gun at a bird, a gun at his head, etc.) нацелить револьвер на человека и т.д.; point a telescope at the Moon наводить телескоп на Луну; point a finger at smb. указывать на кого-л. пальцем

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Point — Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point — may refer to the following: Contents 1 Business and finance 2 Engineering 3 Entertainment …   Wikipedia

  • Point — (point), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pointing}.] [Cf. F. pointer. See {Point}, n.] 1. To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point — (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. Shak. [1913 Webster] Point at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Point — (point), v. t. & i. To appoint. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • POINT — s. m. Piqûre qui se fait dans de l étoffe avec une aiguille enfilée de soie, de laine, de fil, etc. Il n y a qu un point ou deux à faire pour recoudre cela. Faire un point d aiguille. Faire un point à une chemise qui est décousue.   Il se dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • POINT — n. m. Action de piquer dans un tissu avec une aiguille enfilée ou Résultat de cette action. Il n’y a qu’un point ou deux à faire pour recoudre cela. Faire un point d’ourlet. Faire un point à une chemise qui est décousue. Il se dit aussi de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • POINT — adv. de négation Pas, nullement. En voulez vous ? Je n en veux point. Je ne doute point que cela ne soit. Ne voulez vous point venir ? Il n a point d argent. POINT, ne se dit jamais qu avec la particule négative, ou exprimée, comme dans les… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • point — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Anglo French, prick, dot, moment, from Latin punctum, from neuter of punctus, past participle of pungere to prick; partly from Anglo French pointe sharp end, from Vulgar Latin *puncta, from Latin,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • point — See: AT SWORDS POINTS, AT THE POINT OF, BESIDE THE POINT, BOILING POINT, CASE IN POINT, COME TO THE POINT, EXTRA POINT, MAKE A POINT, ON THE POINT OF, SORE SPOT or SORE POINT, STRETCH A POINT or STRAIN A POINT, TALKING POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Point No. 1 — Infobox Album | Name = Point #1 Type = studio Artist = Chevelle Released = May 4, 1999 Recorded = 1998 1999 Genre = Hard rock Length = 42:37 Label = Squint Entertainment Producer = Steve Albini Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

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