point-device

adjective
point-de·​vice | \ ˌpȯint-di-ˈvīs How to pronounce point-device (audio) \

Definition of point-device

archaic
: marked by punctilious attention to detail : meticulous

Other Words from point-device

point-device adverb, archaic

First Known Use of point-device

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for point-device

Middle English at point devis at a fixed point

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“Point-device.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point-device. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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