HyperDic: pointer

English > 4 senses of the word pointer:
NOUNcommunicationpointer, arrowa mark to indicate a direction or relation
artifactpointeran indicator as on a dial
artifactpointer, cursor(computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display
animalpointer, Spanish pointera strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches
pointer > pronunciation
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English > pointer: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA mark to indicate a direction or relation.
Synonymarrow
Partspoint, headA V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
shaftA line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
BroadermarkA written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)
Spanishflecha, indicador
Catalanfletxa
Verbspointindicate a place, direction, person, or thing
pointbe positionable in a specified manner
pointbe oriented
English > pointer: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn indicator as on a dial.
NarrowerhandA rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece
light pen, electronic stylus(computer science) a pointer that when pointed at a computer display senses whether or not the spot is illuminated
needleA slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
BroaderindicatorA device for showing the operating condition of some system
Spanishaguja indicadora, fiel
Verbspointindicate a place, direction, person, or thing
pointbe positionable in a specified manner
pointbe oriented
English > pointer: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(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.
Synonymcursor
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
BroaderindicatorA device for showing the operating condition of some system
Spanishcursor, puntero
Catalancursor
Verbspointindicate a place, direction, person, or thing
pointbe positionable in a specified manner
English > pointer: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningA strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game.
SynonymSpanish pointer
NarrowerGerman short-haired pointerliver or liver-and-white hunting dog developed in Germany
vizsla, Hungarian pointerHungarian hunting dog resembling the Weimaraner but having a rich deep red coat
Broadersporting dog, gun dogA dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns
Spanishpointer
Catalanpointer

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