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  • n. The state or condition of being pointy.


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  • I could feel the pointiness of the tops of the chairs in the dining room.

    Mind over matter

  • This slight pointiness will go away within a couple weeks.

    You’ll Lose the Baby Weight

  • And I held up the check out line in the grocery store when three of the checkout ladies got into an argument over whether the pointiness of my belly meant I was having two boys, two girls, or one of each.

    the october project

  • Many everyday cooks do not like dealing with these (sometimes difficult and time consuming) details, like the ickiness of handling raw chicken, the dangerous pointiness of using a knife to chop carrots (and not fingers), the invisible threat of cross contamination (which many home cooks often fall into) and yes, the inconvenience of washing the dishes.

    Reason for Not Eating Out #21: Doing Dishes is Good for the White-Collar Soul

  • But again, the pointiness and the narrowness of the heel is really going to be your downfall here.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2002

  • It likely deals damage over a widespread area, but more interestingly, it serves to set projectiles that pass through it alight, turning your boring old arrows into awesome arrows of fire and pointiness.

    IGN PC

  • Interesting pointiness in the 6 / 8, a bit like Dan Beimborn's style - is your picking pattern DDU DDU?

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • Of course, it may come down to the style of shoe, the pointiness of the toe or the width, but the fact remains that different labels can have wildly different ideas on sizing.


  • At nearly £500, it's not a cheap option, and we'll have to drive an S5 Cab without the diff to see how much difference it makes, but it all adds up to a cabrio that - thougha bit more benign than its most obvious rival, the BMW M3 Convertible - strikes a neat balance of pointiness and ride comfort.

    BBC TopGear: Cars and Autos News

  • They're smooth, pretty, with the right pointiness, and there're six of them, in case you want to save the grafting for both socks at the end.



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