Point

Business / Agriculture / Point: A measure of price change equal to 1/100 of one cent in most futures contracts traded in decimal units. In grains, it is one cent: in T-bonds, it is one percent of par.

Other Words for Point

Point Noun Synonyms: spot, place, stage, position, site, station, location, locale
Point Adjective Synonyms: dot, mark, speck, (full) stop, period, decimal point
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Break Point

Entertainment / Bowling / Break Point: The portion on the lane where the thrown ball begins to hook back to the pocket. Finding the proper breakpoint (called breakpoint management) is critical to the modern game. A ball that hooks too earl MORE

Point Of Beginning (POB)

Business / Real Estate / Point Of Beginning (POB): In a metes-and bounds legal description, the starting point of the survey, situated in one corner of the parcel, all metes-and-bounds descriptions must follow the boundaries of the parcel back to the MORE

Discount Points

Business / Real Estate / Discount Points: An added loan fee charged by a lender to make the yield on a lower-than-market-interest VA or FHA loan competitive with higher-interest conventional loans. One discount point is equal to 1 percent of MORE

Midpoint

Science / Astrology / Midpoint: A zodiacal point in a horoscope that is equidistant from two planets. Two midpoints exist for each pair of planets. Aspects to a midpoint activate the two planets involved. Interchangeable with half-s MORE

Experience Points

Entertainment / Video Games / Experience Points: In role-playing games or adventures, 'experience points' (often abbreviated to XP) are awarded for successfully completing tasks, or being victorious in combat. The accumulation of these points is usu MORE

Point Of View Character

Entertainment / Literature / Point Of View Character: The central figure in a limited point of view narration, the character through whom the reader experiences the author's representation of the world. See point of view, above. MORE

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