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pointer

point·er

pointer

 
pronunciation:
poIn tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing that points or indicates.
definition 2: a stick or rod used to indicate points on a map or other display.
definition 3: a hand or needle on a measuring device such as a watch, compass, or other dial.
similar words:
hand, needle
definition 4: a word of advice; suggestion.
She gave me a few pointers on how to get a job.
similar words:
suggestion, tip
definition 5: any of a breed of hunting dog bred and trained to point with the nose and body toward the hunter's prey.
 
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