point-device

adjective
point-de·​vice | \ˌpȯint-di-ˈvīs \

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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