Definition of pointing :
1. of Point
2. The act of designating, as a position or direction, by means of something pointed, as a finger or a rod.
3. The act of filling and finishing the joints in masonry with mortar, cement, etc.; also, the material so used.
4. The act of sharpening.
5. The act or art of punctuating; punctuation.
6. 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.
7. The rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling.
indicating (part of speech: verb)
branding, gesticulating, flagging, notifying, cueing, beckoning, labeling, winking, noting, motioning, placing, ticketing, designating, marking, declaring, gesturing, signaling, nodding, shrugging, denoting, prompting, alerting, nudging, showing, symbolizing, waving, tagging, betokening, pointing out, stamping, guiding, indicating
directed (part of speech: adjective)
perforating (part of speech: verb)
- But there," pointing to the paper, " is proof of what I have long suspected. - "In the Days of Drake", J. S. Fletcher.
- This led Clarke to think of Blake, since he realized that Challoner was right in pointing out that the man was his greatest difficulty. - "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss.
- Varin drew a revolver and, pointing it at Mon. - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", Maurice Leblanc.