point off

point off

vb
(Mathematics) (tr, adverb) to mark off from the right-hand side (a number of decimal places) in a whole number to create a mixed decimal: point off three decimal places in 12345 and you get 12.345.
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He has blunted the blade of his penknife and broken the point off by sticking that instrument into his desk in every direction.
Third-placed Bonnyrigg remain just a point off top after Ross Archibald's double and a Chris Gray strike sealed their 3-1 win over Carnoustie.
Scunthorpe remained second and one point off the pace after overcoming Plymouth 2-0.
are three teams tied at the top of the Premier Division after Saturday's results but it's the side sitting one point off the pace in fourth making all the waves.
They thumped third bottom Washington 7-1 to stay hot on the heels of leaders Sunderland RCA in second place, just a point off the top and with a game in hand.
At one point last week we were a point off the top of the league, but also two points off 10th place, so that's how tight it is in this division.
MKB Unionbank early last month took one percentage point off its mortgage rates, which dropped to 7.
Hertha are just a point off top spot after goals from Marko Pantelic and Rafael sealed a 2-0 home win over Bochum.
The Dons only have themselves to blame - they are the only club not to have taken a solitary point off the Ibrox men this season.
We just try to come out and play hard,'' said Ian Boylan, who scored 25 points, one point off his season-best 26.
Leeds, whose mini-revival came to an end when they were hammered 4-1 by Birmingham in Saturday afternoon's live match, are just one point off the bottom, while both Blackburn and Man City are just three points off third-bottom.
As companies generally spend 10% of revenue on logistics costs; shaving a single percentage point off of those costs can amount to annual savings of many millions of dollars for companies.