how to pronounce pointing


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the above transcription of pointing is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pointing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of pointing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… want to be pointing out here you can do …”

meanings of pointing


  1. The act or art of punctuating; punctuation.
  2. The act or process of measuring, at the various distances from the surface of a block of marble, the surface of a future piece of statuary; also, a process used in cutting the statue from the artist's model.
  3. Mortar that has been placed between bricks to hold them together.
  4. The action of the verb to point.
  5. The rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling.


  1. Present participle of point.

pointing frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word pointing occurs in english on average 19 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pointing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pointing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with pointing


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