Definition of jumping-off point
: a place or point from which something begins The essay provides a good jumping-off point for further discussions.
Word by Word Definitions
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
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