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Pointed Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant; "a pointed critique"; "a pointed allusion to what was going on"; "another pointed look in their direction"
  • having a point

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pointed'

  • Pointed space: Not to be confused with Pointed set or Particular point topology. In mathematics, a pointed space is a topological space with a distinguished point, the
  • Pointed Sticks: Pointed Sticks are a Canadian punk rock/new wave band from Vancouver. Originally active from 1978 to 1981, then reuniting to perform in July 2006 through
  • Five-pointed star: five-pointed star (☆) is a common ideogram used throughout the world. If the colinear edges are joined together a pentagram is produced. The five-pointed star
  • Pointed shoe: Throughout the history of footwear, shoes or fashion boots with very long, pointed toes have been favored at various periods and in various cultures or sub-cultures
  • Bless Its Pointed Little Head: Bless Its Pointed Little Head is a live album by Jefferson Airplane recorded at both the Fillmore East and West in the fall of 1968 and released in 1969
  • Pointed hat: Pointed hats have been a distinctive item of headgear of a wide range of cultures throughout history. Though often suggesting an ancient Indo-European
  • Pointed Heels: Pointed Heels is a 1929 American Pre-Code early sound musical film from Paramount Pictures starring William Powell, Helen Kane, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher
  • Pointed set: In mathematics, a pointed set (also based set or rooted set) is an ordered pair ( X , x

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* I'm not a teacher only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead-ahead of myself as well as you. - George Bernard Shaw

* It is a commonplace that the history of civilisation is largely the history of weapons. In particular, the connection between the discovery of gunpowder and the overthrow of feudalism by the bourgeoisie has been pointed out over and over again. And though I have no doubt exceptions can be brought forward, I think the following rule would be found to be generally true that ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance. Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon --so long as there is no answer to it-- gives claws to the weak. - George Orwell

* A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. 'You know a cow was murdered for that jacket' she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, 'I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too.' - Jake Johanson

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