Meaning of POINTER in English

POINTER

n. 25B6; noun

the pointer moved to 100rpm : INDICATOR, needle, arrow, hand.

he used a pointer on the chart : STICK, rod, cane; cursor.

a pointer to the outcome of the election : INDICATION, indicator, clue, hint, sign, signal, evidence, intimation, inkling, suggestion.

I can give you a few pointers : TIP, hint, suggestion, guideline, recommendation.

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