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Noun
Advice or information, especially that which is given formally
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“Ewolo gave me a pointer on how I should call out to get someone's attention, because sometimes she failed to hear my voice from afar.”
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Considerations that can be used to support one's case in debate
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Plural for 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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Plural for an icon or indicator that indicates the position of the pointing device
“Drawing is done by moving the pointer on the screen with the pointing device.”
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Plural for a rod, typically used for pointing at something (or someone)
“He tapped a spot on the map with the rubber tip of his pointer where the synthetic oil refinery was located.”
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Plural for a device that emits a beam of light to highlight items of interest at some distance
“He was using his laser pointer to trick Roger into thinking someone had a rifle aimed at his chest.”
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Plural for a hint as to what might happen in the future
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“There seems to have been only one small peccadillo, small enough at the time, but in retrospect, all too clear a pointer of what was to come.”
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Plural for a plan, or set of actions proposed or used to solve a problem
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Plural for a reactionary response to a product, service, or task
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Plural for a slender-jointed extremity of the hand of a human or animal
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Plural for something, usually a book, that explains the basics of a subject or that provides directions
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Plural for useful clue
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Plural for 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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Plural for a dog, especially of a breed with a good sense of smell
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Plural for a feeling that something, often of an undesirable nature, is about to happen
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Plural for something or someone which provides assistance with a task
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Plural for any slender, pointed object resembling a needle
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Plural for a single item or detail in an extended discussion, list, or text
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