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A distinct proposition or Question of Law arising or propounded in a case. In the case of shares of stock, a point means $1. In the case of bonds a point means $10, since a bond is quoted as a percentage of $1,000. In the case of market averages, the word point means merely that and no more. If, for example, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average rises from 8,349.25 to 8,350.25, it has risen a point. A point in this average, however, is not equivalent to $1.

With respect to the home mortgage finance industry, a fee or charge of one percent of the principal of the loan that is collected by the lender at the time the loan is made and is in addition to the constant long-term stated interest rate on the face of the loan.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

POINT, practice. A proposition or question arising in a case.
     2. It is the duty of a judge to give an opinion on every point of law, properly arising out of the issue, which is propounded to him. Vide Resolution.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It's easy to be overwhelmed by all of the pointe shoes and accessories out there.
Apart from torsades de pointes, my review did not identify specific safety concerns.
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At age 13, Gordon plunged feet first into professional classes at Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School of Dance in Melbourne and was immediately "thrown on pointe," she says.
JASON HADLEY (ALIAS COLETTE ADAE) OF LES BALLETS Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a male company that performs on pointe and in drag (see Kickoff and Reviews, Dance Magazine, November, pages 18 and 82), says, "Watch everyone else's shoes.
Chronological age has historically been used as the criterion for commencement of en pointe training.
Once en pointe readiness has been assessed and any impairment identified, a pre-pointe training program is commonly introduced.
compare the pressure profile of the demi-pointe shoe with those of the soft and pointe shoes, and 2.
A pointe shoe, however, that is too long, too wide, or hangs off the heel is dangerous should it move when a dancer is on or off pointe.