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English definition of “point”

point

noun (MARK)    /pɔɪnt/
[C] a small , round mark on a line , plan , or map to show the position of something: Join the points A and B together on the diagram with a straight line .Places and locationsUnpleasant places C2 [C] a mark on a compass that shows direction , such as north , south , east , and west Points of the compassDirection of motion [C] a very small , round light that you can see in the distance : I could just make out the tiny points of a car's headlights far away.Quantities and units of light
(Definition of point noun (MARK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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