Definition of full point in English:

full point

noun

  • another term for full stop (as a punctuation mark)
    • ‘In the latter case, give the reference in brackets below the quotation, with no full point after it.’
    • ‘My line is that printers call them full points, and normal people call them full stops; that is, unless a layman says ‘full point’, then the printer will correct him.’
    • ‘Abbreviations consisting of initial letters of words do not have a full point between letters: USA, CIS.’
    • ‘A longer quotation should close with a full point and any page reference should be placed after the full point.’
    • ‘O M Brack Jr, for instance, does not use full points after his initials.’
    • ‘The asterisk means that the residues in that column are identical in all sequences in the alignment; the colon means that conserved substitutions have been observed; the full point means that semi-conserved substitutions are observed.’
    • ‘No full point for etc. if followed by other punctuation.’

Pronunciation

full point