a mark to indicate a direction or relation
an indicator as on a dial
(computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
pointer, Spanish pointer(noun)
a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game
Anything that points or is used for pointing.
A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device.
A breed of hunting dog.
A variable that holds the address of a memory location where a value can be stored.
An icon that indicates the position of the mouse; a cursor.
A tip, a bit of advice (usually plural.)
The instructor gave me some pointers on writing a good paper.
Something worth a given number of points.
one who, or that which, points
the hand of a timepiece
one of a breed of dogs trained to stop at scent of game, and with the nose point it out to sportsmen
the two stars (Merak and Dubhe) in the Great Bear, the line between which points nearly in the direction of the north star
diagonal braces sometimes fixed across the hold
The Pointer, often called the English Pointer, is a breed of dog developed as a gun dog. It is one of several pointing breeds.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The index or indicator of an instrument.--Station pointer. A brass graduated circle with one fixed and two radial legs; by placing them at two adjoining angles taken by a sextant between three known objects, the position of the observer is fixed on the chart.
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Etymology and Origins
This dog is so called on account of its remarkable instinct for pointing out or indicating to sportsmen the presence of game.
interop, protein, pterion, repoint, tropein, tropine
The numerical value of pointer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of pointer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
The time just passes quickly when we are involved with something that makes us pay more attention in moment than the clocks pointer.
The Pointer Sisters never would have happened had it not been for Bonnie.
The obvious pointer is economics.
The Lakers, on their biggest possession of the night, went to Davis who was guarded by Eric Gordon, who stands about half-a-foot shorter than Davis. It led to an easy score for Davis with 1:47 left, and The Lakers had a bit of breathing room. Alex Caruso 3-pointer off a pass from James Harden with 34.6 seconds left made it 108-100, sealing the win. Obviously, weve got to be better.
So I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye. I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket — it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do, because I could no longer see, I don't know if there was blood. But I know the drugs numbed the pain. I'm pretty sure I would have tried to claw right into my brain if a pastor hadn't heard me screaming, ‘I want to see the light!’ — which I don't recall saying — and restrained me.
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- apuntadorCatalan, Valencian
- Zeiger, Zeigestock, ZeigestabGerman
- apuntador, punteroSpanish
- osoitin, viisari, pointteriFinnish
- aiguille, pointeur, baguetteFrench
- cù-eunaichScottish Gaelic
- 文字さし, ポインタJapanese
- nîşanderk, poyinter, mîlKurdish
- penuding, jarum penunjuk, anjing penudingMalay
- wskaźnik, wskazówkaPolish
- пойнтер, стрелка, указка, указательRussian
- pokazivač, kazaljkaSerbo-Croatian
- que chỉVietnamese
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