Definition of unpointed in English:

unpointed

Line breaks: un|point¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpɔɪntɪd
 
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adjective

  • 1Not having a sharpened or tapered tip: the second person hands the stakes to the third, unpointed ends first
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    • The notion of a Galois topos is meaningful also in the unpointed case.
    • Legend of the un-pointed sword.
    • each of said lens cavities having a smoothly rounded unpointed inner end portion and an inwardly tapered portion leading to said inner end portion
  • 2(Of a Semitic language) written without dots or small strokes to indicate vowels or distinguish consonants: the source is unpointed Hebrew or Arabic
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    • The text of the canonical writings at this point was written in unpointed Hebrew (and, in a few parts, Aramaic).
    • Most Cree and Oji-Cree text written by the Cree elsewhere is unpointed or occasionally partially pointed.
    • See Hebrew Alphabet for more on pointed and unpointed texts.
  • 3(Of brickwork, a brick structure, or tiling) having joints that are not filled in or repaired: lumps of exposed brick with unpointed mortar
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    • So, will rain on unpointed patio, some of which is still possibly curing, cause me any trouble?
    • Each student to build a half brick wall with face left unpointed, nine courses high, between two end stands.
    • The unpointed joints can be topped up with fresh mortar if they are not quite full, before tooling to the required style.

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