full point

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n full point a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations "in England they call a period a stop"
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, and from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting.”

Usage

In literature:

The St. Martin's Islands are also in full view from this point.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
But he had made possession the full ten points of his law, sitting on that load of dynamite.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
On we dashed, full of excitement and high spirits, and hit the stream at a point very little below where we had before landed.
"Impressions of America" by Tyrone Power
She was on the point of pushing the door open, when suddenly the full blast of the gale struck her in the face.
"Janet of the Dunes" by Harriet T. Comstock
The mustang was full two hundred yards above the point I had reached.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
He threw himself full on the point of the scintillating vibroblade.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
I took ten cents out of my pocket and held it where the light could glitter from every point of its surface full in his face.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock
Pickwick, it has been often pointed out, is full of amusing "oversights," which are pardonable enough, and almost add to the "fun" of the piece.
"Pickwickian Studies" by Percy Fitzgerald
Jim espied the man lying under the shade of some trees, where he could have a full view of any who might pass, and pointed him out to Jet.
"Messenger No. 48" by James Otis
A full explanation of the nature of this Starting-point is not, however, in place here.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864" by Various
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In poetry:

He then is full of frights and fears,
As one at point to die,
And long before the day appears
He heaves up many a sigh.
"The Yearly Distress; Or, Tithing-Time At Stock In Essex" by William Cowper
Gatineau Point
A HALF-BREED, slim, and sallow of face,
Alphonse lies full length on his raft,
The hardy son of a hybrid race.
"From 'Down the River'" by Susie Frances Harrison
One such to melt at the tongue's root,
Confounding taste with scent,
Beats a full peck of garden fruit:
Which points my argument.
"Wild Strawberries" by Robert Graves
Straight drives he at his enemy,
His hairy hands grip lance in rest,
His lance it gleams full bitterly,
God! — gleams, true-point, on Love's bare breast!
"The Tournament" by Sidney Lanier
He will die as figs die in autumn,
Shriveled and full of himself and sweet,
the leaves growing dry on the ground,
the bare branches pointing to the place
where there's time for everything.
"A Man Doesn't Have Time In His Life" by Yehuda Amichai
I've been too mean to tell it! I've been so hard, you see,
And full of pride, and--onry--now there's the word for me--
Just onry--and to show you, I'll give my history
With vital points in question, and I think you'll all agree.
"George Mullen's Confession" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

The football playoffs are in full swing (highlighted by Weddington's huge upset of Class 3AA favorite South Point in last weekend's first round), but not to be lost in the mix are this past weekend's cross country state championship meets.
View full size South Dakota State point guard Nate Wolters (3) averaged 21.2 points and 5.9 assists per game last season as he led the Jackrabbits to their first NCAA tournament appearance.
View full size Joshua Gunter, Plain Dealer file Naturalist Craig Caldwell, a volunteer guide at the Dike 14 preserve, points out a bird to a group of visitors.
For a year that started out so full of promise, hog farmers are having to lower their sights as they reach the mid-point of 2011.
View full size AP Photo Chris Kaman scored 12 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for the New Orleans Hornets Monday.
A student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or greater on a 4-point scale while carrying a full-time course load of 12 or more semester hours.
View full size Staff photo by Britney Lillya Those taking part in a past wreath-laying ceremony at Finn 's Point National Cemetery salute.
FONTANA , Calif — Danica Patrick dropped out with engine failure near the midway point of the Nationwide race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, finishing 35th in another disappointing result during her first full season in the series.
Signs point to improvement - more home sales than in 2011, and slower price declines - but the Philadelphia area's residential real estate market is still some distance away from full recovery.
View full size Rich Barnes-US PRESSWIRE Knicks' point guard Raymond Felton helped lead a fourth-quarter clinic against the inferior Orlando Magic.
When Red Bull captain Thierry Henry said success is winning, he meant nothing less than the full nine points out of this week's three-game homestand would be satisfactory.
About three years ago, Scooter James was at a point where he'd done a few shows with Pinhead Circus, the well-regarded punk band he formed in 1988, but wasn't really set on pursuing music full-time anymore.
View full size Jake Archer, of North Ridgeville, proudly displays the eight-point buck he killed during his first day of bow hunting in the city.
View full size The Associated Press "Sesame Street" star Big Bird unexpectedly became a talking point at Wednesday night's debate between GOP candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.
View full size Mel Evans / AP Cadets from the US Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
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In science:

Shown is a log plot of the r.m.s. of the change in the lapse for an octant run with ∆x = 0.4, ∆t = 0.1, and 283 grid points together with the corresponding full grid run.
Simple excision of a black hole in 3+1 numerical relativity
The most important point of this section is that the construction of a full CFT from a chiral CFT can be formulated in completely model-independent terms.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
The only way to test − ~∇ · ~ψ = δ for the exact transfer function is to perform an FFT on the full refined grid of (rM )3 = 10243 grid points.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
The dashed line shows the average over all points but the first. (b) shows estimates of a2 (W ) for the full LCS problem including the disorder correlations.
High precision simulations of the longest common subsequence problem
Get PointlistNumber() returns the number of the full Point list.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
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