unpointed


Also found in: Thesaurus.

unpointed

(ʌnˈpɔɪntɪd)
adj
not having a point
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unpointed - not having a point especially a sharp pointunpointed - not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"
References in periodicals archive ?
Monis's former student and eventual Professor of Hebrew at Harvard, Stephen Sewall, also favored unpointed Hebrew text.
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.
phallic power--so that, unpointed, he can only scream "O, O,
A Kashida is added before or after the characters containing points (pointed characters) to hide a bit "1" and is added before or after the characters without points (unpointed characters) to hide a bit "0" [49].
(53.) The text is unpointed here and appears garbled.
Despite such strategic arrangements, however, this elaborate system remains characteristically insecure as Mortimer finds out when Gurney hands over the "unpointed" missive to the king's son, Edward III.
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.
'I know not how to conster it' (24.15), puzzles Gurney, to which Matrevis replies 'it was left unpointed for the nonce' (16).
Secondly, classical Arabic was unpointed; it lacked the dots that distinguish many letters, allowing for many variant readings.
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.