n The action of the verb to point.
n The filling of joints in brickwork or masonry with mortar.
n (usually singular or collective, sometimes proscribed) Mortar that has been placed between bricks to hold them together.
n The act or art of punctuating; punctuation.
n The rubbing off of the point of the wheat grain in the first process of high milling.
n (art) 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.