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  • 1 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 tradition, they were also traditionally worn by women of Lapland, the Japanese, the Mi kmaq… …

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  • 2 Pointed — Point ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913 Webster] His… …

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  • 3 Pointed arch — Pointed Point ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913… …

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  • 4 Pointed style — Pointed Point ed, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913… …

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  • 5 pointed — [adj1] having a sharp end or part acicular, aciculate, acuminate, acuminous, acute, barbed, cornered, cuspidate, edged, fine, keen, mucronate, peaked, piked, pointy, pronged, sharp, sharp cornered, spiked; concepts 490,606 Ant. blunt, dull… …

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  • 6 pointed — [point′id] adj. 1. a) having a point, or sharp end b) tapering to a point, as a Gothic arch 2. sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram 3. clearly aimed at, or referring to, someone [a pointed remark] 4. very evident; emphasized; conspicuous… …

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  • 7 pointed style — pointed style, the Gothic style of architecture, characterized by pointed arches …

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  • 8 pointed — index acute, compact (pithy), conspicuous, direct (forthright), eloquent, explicit, incisive …

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  • 9 pointed — (adj.) c.1300, having a sharp point or points, pp. adjective from POINT (Cf. point) (v.) in sense of furnish with a point. Meaning having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind is from 1660s. Related: Pointedly …

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  • 10 pointed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharpened or tapered tip or end. 2) (of a remark or look) clearly directed and unambiguous in intent. DERIVATIVES pointedly adverb …

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  • 11 pointed fox — pointed fox, the fur of red fox made to imitate that of silver fox, by dyeing it black and adding white or white tipped hairs …

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  • 12 Pointed space — In mathematics, a pointed space is a topological space X with a distinguished basepoint x 0 in X . Maps of pointed spaces (based maps) are continuous maps preserving basepoints, i.e. a continuous map f : X rarr; Y such that f ( x 0) = y 0. This… …

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  • 13 Pointed Sticks — Infobox musical artist | Name = Pointed Sticks Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = flagicon|Canada Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Genre = Punk rock, Power pop, New Wave, Pop punk [cite… …

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  • 14 Pointed set — In mathematics, a pointed set is a set X with a distinguished basepoint x 0 in X . Maps of pointed sets (based maps) are functions preserving basepoints, i.e. a map f : X rarr; Y such that f ( x 0) = y 0. This is usually denoted: f : ( X , x 0)… …

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  • 15 pointed — pointedly, adv. pointedness, n. /poyn tid/, adj. 1. having a point or points: a pointed arch. 2. sharp or piercing: pointed wit. 3. having direct effect, significance, or force: pointed criticism. 4. directed; aimed: a pointed gun. 5. directed… …

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  • 16 pointed — [[t]pɔ͟ɪntɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is pointed has a point at one end. ...a pointed roof. ...pointed shoes. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Pointed comments or behaviour express criticism in a clear and direct way. I couldn t help… …

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  • 17 pointed — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. having a point b. being an arch with a pointed crown; also marked by the use of a pointed arch < pointed architecture > 2. a. being to the point ; pertinent b …

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  • 18 Pointed — Point 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… …

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  • 19 pointed — point|ed [ pɔıntəd ] adjective * 1. ) with a point at the end: the pointed leaves of the ash tree a pointed nose/chin 2. ) direct, in a way that shows you are annoyed or do not agree: The third party candidate made pointed remarks about both of… …

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  • 20 Pointed Stick Cone — Infobox Mountain Name=Pointed Stick Cone Photo= Caption= Elevation=Unit m|1820|0 Location=British Columbia, Canada Range= Prominence = Coordinates = coord|52.24|N|120.08|W|type:mountain Topographic Type=Cinder cone Volcanic Arc/Belt=Wells Gray… …

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