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pointer

noun [C]  us   /ˈpɔɪn·tər/
any of various things used for pointing, esp. a long, thin stick: The lecturer used a pointer to show what part or the diagram he was referring to. A pointer is also a helpful piece of advice or information: The booklet gives some useful pointers for getting around in Washington.
Translations of “pointer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 指示地方, 指示棒, 教鞭…
in Russian совет, подсказка, указка…
in Turkish öğüt, ipucu, salık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指示地方, 指示棒, 教鞭…
in Polish wskazówka, wskaźnik, strzałka…
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