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1. the tip of a pen
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (with respect to literature) clarity, precision, effectiveness



1. the writing end of a pen, esp. a small, tapering, metallic device with a split tip for drawing up ink and for writing; nib.
2. the tip or point of a ballpoint or other pen.
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We measured strength and stiffness in the skins of the Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutii, and, for comparison, we collected similar data sets from the skins of the penpoint gunnel Apodichthys flavidus (Fig.
Although the riser is only approximately eight inches wide, PenPoint takes the opportunity to further reduce mass weight through a series of cutouts.
Resident species, defined as those present year round on the Eelgrass bed, included Bay Pipefish, Tubesnout, surfperches such as Shiner and Striped Surfperches, and gunnels such as Penpoint Gunnel (Apodichthys flavidus) and Saddleback Gunnel (Pholis ornata).
It was a most ambitious undertaking, but my heart could find no rest till it had proclaimed itself to the world; so I wrestled with my difficulties, and spared not ink, till inspiration perched on my penpoint, and my soul gave up its best.
The penpoint gunnel (Apodichthys flavidus) is a member of the perciform family Pholidae.
You have got some newspaper diction in your penpoint, and you must shake it out.
She mentions the publishing opportunities then available: student journals such as Penpoint and literary journals such as Transition.
I sat at the table, pricking the paper with my penpoint.
GO developed the popular PenPoint operating system in the early 1990s; the company was bought out and eventually absorbed by AT&T last year.
Users can choose between Multi-boot Windows for Pen or penPoint environments.
The operating systems include: PenPoint from Go Corp.
Commercial devices generally come with DOS or Penpoint, and while we have developed in both, they are not our favorite research vehicles because they lack full access and customizability.