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.
figure By FRANCIS MUREITHI Ulinzi Stars' Enosh Ochieng late goal cancelled out David Ojwang early opener as Ulinzi had to dig deep to salvage a point off visiting Western Stima in a SportPesa Premier League match at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru on Monday.Ojwang got the Powermen ahead in fourth minute and they seemed to be coasting to victory when Ochieng popped up late to notch the leveller and earn the hosts a point.
But McShane isn't panicking being a point off bottom, with Kilmarnock coming calling today before clashes with St Johnstone and Motherwell.
Bigger changes were made in the GDP forecasts for other markets in Southeast Asia, she said, citing the case of Singapore, which had the largest revision after UBS removed one percentage point off its growth.
The Arkoma Residue Capacity Pipeline will connect to both Tall Oaks planned Panther Creek Natural Gas Processing Plant in Hughes County, Oklahoma, and a planned receipt point off of the Enable Gas Transmission line.
According to him, the intended wall will be erected from a point in the Western Sector off Ras Naqoura till a point off Alma Shaab; in the Eastern Sector, the wall will extend from a point off Adaisseh to reach a point off Kfarkila.
During the super heavyweight final showdown, Akgul earned a pair of points off the 30-second "shot clock" and added another step-out point off a leg-attack.
Birmingham's goalless draw with Wolves means Slade's side go into next week's clash at Reading three points ahead of eighth, one point off six and - after Derby's draw with Rotherham - just three points off the Rams in fifth.
Al Dhafra are a point off safety, while Al Nasr are nine points off leaders Al Ain.
Hiddink's side are unbeaten in six games since Mourinho left, when they were one point off the drop zone, but the midweek draw with West Brom did little to ease concerns.
"When I arrived, we started one point off the relegation line and now we have more room to breathe.
The win for South Shields leaves them a point off the leaders but with a game in hand.