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point-to-point

[point-tuh-point] /ˈpɔɪnt təˈpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
a cross-country horse race between specified points, in which each rider is often free to select his or her own course between the points.
Origin of point-to-point
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • In Handbook (fig. 61,i-j) it appears as point-to-point chevrons on the cheeks.

    Mohave Pottery Alfred L. Kroeber
  • Written language is thus a point-to-point equivalence, to borrow a mathematical phrase, to its spoken counterpart.

    Language Edward Sapir
  • And these two classes sustain a point-to-point correspondence to each other—they are correlated.

  • The design name given, "butterfly," probably applies to the point-to-point large solid triangles, possibly to the rhomboids.

    Mohave Pottery Alfred L. Kroeber
British Dictionary definitions for point-to-point

point-to-point

noun
1.
(Brit)
  1. a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting
  2. (as modifier): a point-to-point race
adjective
2.
(of a route) from one place to the next
3.
(of a radiocommunication link) from one point to another, rather than broadcast
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