"pointer" in the noun sense
1. arrow, pointer
a mark to indicate a direction or relation
an indicator as on a dial
3. cursor, pointer
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
4. pointer, Spanish pointer
a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches scents out and points to game
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