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- The engineering of sets of points on a railway, tramway, etc.
- (ballet) Alternative form of pointework.
2007 December 13, Alastair Macaulay, “A Beloved Spanish Gypsy Returns to Frances Arms”, New York Times:
- Though Mr. Lacotte makes certain nods to the early 19th-century ballet style of the first act of Giselle and August Bournonvilles ballets, he asks all his female dancers to do the sustained pointwork known to be late-19th-century in style.