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An indicator as on a dial


Hunting dog

Bird dog

Word definitions for pointer in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES laser pointer COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE hip ▪ Right guard Kevin Gogan had a hip pointer and back spasms. practical ▪ Here to get you started are a few ... Practical pointers and handy hints 1 Think about your...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Point \Point\, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See Pungent , and cf. Puncto , Puncture .] That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing instrument, as...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 Anything that points or is used for pointing. 2 A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device. 3 A breed of hunting dog. 4 (context programming English) A variable that holds...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., "a tiler" (early 13c. as a surname), agent noun from point (v.). From c.1500 as "maker of needlepoint lace." From 1570s as "thing that points;" meaning "dog that stands rigid in the presence of game, facing the quarry" is recorded from 1717. Meaning...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a mark to indicate a direction or relation [syn: arrow ] an indicator as on a dial (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving the cursor allows the user to point to commands or screen positions...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
In computer science , a pointer is a programming language object, whose value refers to (or " points to") another value stored elsewhere in the computer memory using its memory address . A pointer references a location in memory, and obtaining the value...

Usage examples of pointer.

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One was a standard aneroid instrument with two pointers, one of which you set by hand, the other responding to atmospheric pressure.

I smoothed my hands down my lightweight gauze ruffly, beflounced broomstick skirt, wondering if Tiffany was being catty or if my hips did, in fact, look so massive she had to give me a gentle pointer.

Now there were either seats slung from above, in which one felt much like a bag of sugar, or chairs bolted to a base plate on springs: in both these cases the weight was quickly indicated by a pointer which swung round a gigantic clock face.

Pointer said something about isobars, the staff-captain replied serenely that he did not expect to find any polar bears in these latitudes.

Voices, commands, laughter: for an hour activity prevailed in the nihilation area, while the target plane flew over the city again from the sea side, slipped away from the searchlights, and, caught again, became a Platonic target: The Number 6 manned the fuze setter, trying with cranks to make two mechanical pointers coincide with two electrical pointers and unflinchingly nihilating the evasive essent.

The nodder jerks his head back again, lifts his half-eaten, well-sauced burrito up and, using it as a pointer, motions behind him.

CHAPTER V DREAMS ARE FOOLISHNESS When, at the approach of Frank Muller, John Niel left Bessie on the verandah, he had taken his gun, and, having whistled to the pointer dog Pontac, he mounted his shooting pony and started in quest of partridges.

After that, Hope and I helped register a German shorthaired pointer, a couple of mixed breeds, and what both Hope and I took to be a puli mix, an outstandingly cute medium-size, brownish-black dog with a long, curly, fluffy coat.

The first plate of pallid, tepid stodge normally arrived just as the pointer shaded from red into amber.

He rotated the tiny astrolabe with his fingers until a bronze pointer fastened to its center pivot had risen above the curving equator of the rete.

BRIEFING ROOM - LATER A video image of SEAMEN aboard a telephone-cable ship showing the sheared fiber optic cable to the camera as Barnes, laser pointer in hand, delivers a briefing.

It was a defective barometer, and had no hand but the stationary brass pointer, but I did not know that until afterward.

I examined these instruments and discovered that they possessed radical blemishes: the barometer had no hand but the brass pointer and the ball of the thermometer was stuffed with tin-foil.

But for the smudge of oil left by his fingers, I could tell myself that none of it had happened, and get on with banging my typewriter keys, ordering mustard by the tub and jam by the barrel and currants by the sackload as the ordnance trucks trundled their deadly trains of long steel canisters across the concrete and the groundcrew hauled fuel bousers and the aircrew watched the maps being unrolled and the pointers pointed at the name of a town in Europe that would mean death for some of them.