Associations to the word «Pointer»
POINTER, noun. Anything that points or is used for pointing.
POINTER, noun. A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device.
POINTER, noun. A breed of hunting dog.
POINTER, noun. (programming) A variable that holds the address of a memory location where a value can be stored.
POINTER, noun. (computing) An icon that indicates the position of the mouse; a cursor.
POINTER, noun. A tip, a bit of advice (usually plural.)
POINTER, noun. (in combinations) Something worth a given number of points.
POINTER FINGER, noun. Index finger
POINTER, noun. A mark to indicate a direction or relation.
POINTER, noun. An indicator as on a dial.
POINTER, noun. (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, 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.
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