pointy

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point·y

 (poin′tē)
adj. point·i·er, point·i·est
Having an end tapering to a point.

pointy

(ˈpɔɪntɪ)
adj, pointier or pointiest
having a sharp point or points; pointed

point•y

(ˈpɔɪn ti)

adj. point•i•er, point•i•est.
1. having a comparatively sharp point.
2. having numerous pointed parts.
[1635–45]
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pointy

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pointy

[ˈpɔɪntɪ] ADJ [hat, ears, shoes] → picudo, puntiagudo

pointy

[ˈpɔɪnti] adj (= pointed) → en pointe

pointy

adj attr (+er)spitz
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Because the dewclaws rarely touch the ground and so aren't worn down, they tend to be pointier than the other nails.
Las especies fueron determinadas con base en el estudio de los caracteres morfologicos de la concha (forma, longitud y forma de la espira, abertura, forma del operculo, forma y tamano del ombligo, escultura de la concha), empleando a Pilsbry (1920), Harrison (1984), Lanzer (1996), Paraense & Pointier (2003), Vasquez et al.
1996 Lymnaea Clarke 1981 columella Lymnaea Hubendick 1951, Pointier and cubensis Augustin 1999 Lymnaea Clarke 1981, Vannatta 2016 megasoma Acella Clarke 1981 haldemani Table 2.
The effects you can expect include smaller and thinner nose, taller and pointier bridge of the nose, lack of bumps or humps after using it for some time.
Flo Skritchett is worried about going to Harridans school, her elder sister is focused on getting a nose job for her birthday (to make it pointier and add a few bumps), and her mother is editor of HocusPocus magazine.
Medium ground finches (Geospiza fortis) on the island Daphne Major, for instance, evolved pointier beaks after a drought in 1985 and 1986.
granifera has invaded North and South America as well as Africa (Abbott 1952; Pointier et al.
com Design feature: More side arrows, but a pointier collar League position: 11th FA Cup: 3rd round League Cup: 4th round Highlight: Strolled to 3-0 win over Sheeld United on day 1982 heroes were paraded As worn by: Stiliyan Petrov | 2007-08 Manufacturer: Nike Sponsor: 32Red.
When one makes the tip of the distribution pointier, it pulls the curve upward, which makes the tails of the distribution larger.