Synonyms of pointer


1. arrow, pointer, mark

usage: a mark to indicate a direction or relation

2. pointer, indicator

usage: an indicator as on a dial

3. cursor, pointer, indicator

usage: (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, sporting dog, gun dog

usage: 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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