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outpoint

[out-point] /ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to excel in number of points, as in a competition or contest.
2.
Nautical. to sail closer to the wind than (another ship).
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; out- + point
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  • The main outpoint of this study concerns the diagnostic yield of the two explorations.
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British Dictionary definitions for outpoint

outpoint

/ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to score more points than
2.
(nautical) to sail closer to the wind (point higher) than (another sailing vessel)
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