point' sys"tem

1. Print.a system for grading the sizes of type bodies, leads, etc., that employs the point as a unit of measurement. Cf. point (def. 48a).
2. any of certain systems of writing and printing for the blind that employ embossed symbols for letters.
3. a system of promoting students by an evaluation of their work on the basis of points representing quality of achievement.
4. See Bedaux system.

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point spreadpoint-to-point
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