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A long, thin piece of metal on a scale or dial which moves to indicate a figure or position
“A scale and pointer indicated the relative angle.”
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Something that is a helpful indicator of how a situation has arisen or may turn out
“Here are a few pointers to help you make a choice.”
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A rod used for pointing to features on a map or chart
“He tapped a spot on the map with the rubber tip of his pointer - the synthetic oil refinery at Odertal, Germany.”
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A hint as to what might happen in the future
“The junior tour was first held in 1978 and has proved a pointer to the future stars in cycling.”
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A plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
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A thing that provides a means of achieving or understanding something
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Writing utensil
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A reactionary response to a product, service, or task
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Something, usually a book, that explains the basics of a subject or that provides directions
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Appendage of hand
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Useful clue
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A notice on public display that gives information or instructions in a written or symbolic form
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A device capable of registering a specific substance or physical phenomenon, and that optionally sounds an alarm or triggers a warning
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A thing that indicates the state or level of something
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Something that marks
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A dog of a breed used for hunting, especially one able to track by scent
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A feeling that something bad will happen
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Something or someone which provides assistance with a task
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An object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location
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A single item or detail in an extended discussion, list, or text
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