Definition of pointing in English:
1Cement or mortar used to fill the joints of brickwork, especially when added externally to a wall to improve its appearance and weatherproofing.
- I am satisfied that there was ingress of water from time to time through the defective leadwork of the roof and through open joint pointing between the coping stones of the parapet wall.
- In older houses check the pointing, particularly in courses of bricks below the damp course.
- The room was lit by cylindrical skylights, each placed above an alcove of unplastered brickwork with recessed pointing.
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