unpointed


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unpointed

(ʌnˈpɔɪntɪd)
adj
not having a point
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Adj.1.unpointed - not having a point especially a sharp pointunpointed - not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"
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I've had years to reflect on those days, and I've trained a fair number of dogs since, and I've yet to find that shooting an unpointed bird hampers a dog's desire or ability to point birds in any way.
Thus, he parallels Mortimer's self-congratulation over the cleverness of his unpointed letter to the way in which Ovid's narrator exults "in his ability to dissemble by speaking fair" (113), and he sees the letter itself as analogous to the tablets sent to Corinna via Napes the hairdresser.
In the unpointed (and therefore partly voweled) orthography, vowel diacritics are omitted ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Abu-Rabia, 1997; Azzam, 1989; Oren, 2001).
He's a faculty member on Excel in Motion and NRG conventions, and points out bent knees in grand jetes, low releves, and unpointed feet.
15), puzzles Gurney, to which Matrevis replies 'it was left unpointed for the nonce' (16).
Twice, late on at the Riverside, just as against Chelsea three weeks ago and at White Hart Lane a fortnight ago, the fickle finger of fate again remained unpointed in Blues' direction as they had two shouts for penalties unanswered.
Everyone gave everything their best shot - even those who were there for their first taste of gymnastics - andno matter how many unpointed toes, bent knees and squint landings there were, wewere all having a great time.
In unpointed categories there are plenty of homotopy systems.
Hopefully, Van den Hoek's and Peerbolte's penchant for providing long passages in Greek without translation and Shimon Levy's similar penchant for providing blocks of text in unpointed Hebrew will not frighten away undergraduates and lay persons.
The sword, which he used for sporting purposes, was unpointed and blunt on both sides.
Unpointed, the sentence leaves it up to reader to decide, but also allows "deniability" (innocent intent and/or innocent misunderstanding) if the king is put to death.
Cantor provides the following examples, using three words that are similar in unpointed Hebrew: sam, "he placed, put, disposed"; shem, "a name"; and shamaim, "the heavens(s).