Translation of "pointer" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpɔɪn.tər/ us /-t̬ɚ/

something that is used for pointing at things, such as a long, thin stick that you hold to direct attention to a place on a map or words on a board, or a cursor


a helpful piece of advice or information

idea, sugerencia
This booklet gives some useful pointers on what to expect when you arrive.

something that shows you an existing or developing situation

The performance of the car industry is a (good) pointer to the general economic health of the country.

(Translation of “pointer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)