from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. as near as can be; on the verge; about (see About, prep., 6).
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Starship readouts at point of transport vanishment would help.
He opened his eyes and found him self lying on the merge of the cold-water tank, amongst a crowd of people all laughing at him; for his prickle was at point and the napkin had slipped from his middle.