Definition of Repoint

1. Verb. Repair the joints of bricks. "Point a chimney"

Exact synonyms: Point
Generic synonyms: Bushel, Doctor, Fix, Furbish Up, Mend, Repair, Restore, Touch On



Definition of Repoint

1. Verb. (context: masonry) To replace or repair the pointing in brickwork. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repoint

1. to repair mortar [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repoint

replyed
replyer
replyers
replying
repmobile
repmobiles
repo
repo man
repo men
repocket
repocketed
repocketing
repockets
repogle
repogles
repoint (current term)
repointed
repointing
repointings
repoints
repoire
repolarisation
repolarisations
repolarise
repolarization
repolarizations
repolarize
repolarized
repolarizes
repolarizing

Literary usage of Repoint

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1. Proceedings of the National School of Dental Technics by American Institute of Dental Teachers (1897)
"It does not take a great deal of time to learn to repoint instruments, to learn to temper them and temper them right. It doesn't take a great deal of time ..."

2. Publications (1854)
"Huntingdon, to Anne Pha- repoint; to whom Edmund Maile said: " The cause of our coming at this time is, to know whether you are willing to walk with the ..."

3. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"The cutting on the glyph required about 12 hours, including the time required to sharpen and repoint the tools. To separate this slab from the original ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1915)
"My understanding is that mortar from a cement gun can be forced into open joints quite a distance and do a good deal better work than any repoint- ing could ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"... for I find that they often congregate in some quiet corner to drill pebbles and repoint arrow-heads ; and then, lying in wait for the professor or the ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"... for I find that they often congregate in some quiet corner to drill pebbles and repoint arrow-heads ; and then, lying in wait for the professor or the ..."

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