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Purposes vs Points - What's the difference?

purposes | points |

As a noun purposes

is .

As a verb purposes

is (purpose).

As a proper noun points is

an unincorporated community in west virginia.




  • Verb

  • (purpose)
  • points



  • (rail transport, British) Movable rails which can be used to switch a train from one railway track to another.
  • (automotive) The two metal surfaces in a distributor which close or open to allow current to flow or not through the ignition coil. Each surface is called a point singular (there's usually a moving point which is pushed by the distributor cam and a fixed point which isn't), but they're made together in a unit and serviced or replaced that way and are hence normally called points plural.
  • Synonyms

    * switch (Movable rails used to switch a train from one railway track to another.)


  • (point)
  • Anagrams

    * English pluralia tantum ----