Definition of Point up

1. Verb. Emphasize, especially by identification. "This novel points up the racial problems in England"


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Point Up

point of view
point out
point projection
point release
point releases
point source
point sources
point system
point system test types
point taken
point tenderness
point the bone
point the finger
point the finger at
point the way
point up (current term)
point woman
pointable
pointal
pointblank
pointclass
pointclasses
pointcut
pointcuts
pointe
pointed
pointed-leaf maple
pointed-toe
pointed arch
pointed condyloma

Literary usage of Point up

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1. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1901)
"From this point up, the breast is widened out to its full dimensions in a distance of 5 to 7 yards. A space of about 3 feet wide is partitioned off from the ..."

2. Gasoline and Other Motor Fuels by Carleton Ellis, Joseph V. Meigs (1921)
"... a rather heavy base, which gave by common fractional distillation at atmospheric pressure 7 per cent light hydrocarbons of a boiling point up to 150° C. ..."

3. Gasoline and Other Motor Fuels by Carleton Ellis, Joseph V. Meigs (1921)
"... 32 per cent of a boiling point up to 250° C. (482° F.) and the rest of a ... F.) there was obtained 15 per cent more naphtha boiling point up to 150° C. ..."

4. The Acts of the Elders: Commonly Called the Book of Abraham : to which is by Abraham Norwood (1847)
"Judgment-seat—Elders point up, and the Bible down—exposition thereof, 1—19 ; John an unbeliever—cannot testify with his mouth shut, 20—36; treatment of ..."

5. Protocols of Proceedings of the International Marine Conference (1890)
"Cone, point up : Strong winds from the north may be expected. Dram over cone, point down : Very ... A cone hoisted point up indicates storm from the NW. ..."

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