point

- noun an object or aim in doing something

- Within space, a location or object which has no properties except location. Such a point has no length, width, area, volume, or the like. For instance, a
__point charge__, a point along a__line__, or the point where two lines intersect. - A location or object whose dimensions are extremely small, or exceedingly small in
__relation__to something else. An example is a__point source__. - A tip or end which is tapered, sharpened, or otherwise has an extremely small area. For instance, the tip of a
__cat whisker__. - A symbol, usually a dot or comma, which separates the integral part from the fractional part of a
__number__. For example, a__decimal point__. - A given moment in
__time__, or within an interval of time. For instance, the starting point of a__process__. - A defined condition,
__state__, degree, or__limit__. For example, the__melting point__of a pure substance. - The
__spot__where something is located or occurs. For instance, a__network access__point, a__branch point__, an__antenna feed point__, a__breakpoint__, or a cutoff point. - A condition,
__magnitude__, or__value__which is desired or serves as a reference. For example, a__control point__, or a half-power point. - A unit of angle measure
__equal__to 1/32 of a__circle__, or 11°15'. Used, for instance, in navigation. - A unit of proportion
__equal__to 0.01 or 1%. - A unit of
__mass____equal__to 2 milligrams, or 2.0 × 10^{-6}kg. Usually used in the context of precious stones.

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