Significado de “pointer” - en el Diccionario Inglés

pointer en inglés británico

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pointernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɔɪn.tər/ us /ˈpɔɪn.t̬ɚ/

pointer noun [ C ] (DOG)

a hunting dog that has been trained to stand very still with its nose pointing towards the animals and birds that are being hunted

(Definición de pointer del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

pointer en inglés americano

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pointernoun [ 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.

(Definición de pointer del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pointer en inglés de negocios

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pointernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɔɪntər/ us

something that is used for pointing at things, for example a long thin stick that you hold to direct attention to a place on a map or words on a board, etc.:

A laser pointer, which directs a small spot of light onto the screen is ideal when you are giving a presentation.

IT a cursor (= a small arrow on a computer screen that moves to show the point where work is being done)

a helpful piece of advice or information:

Let me give you some pointers on improving your skills as an interviewee.

something that tells you about an existing situation or one that might develop:

pointer to sth Staff turnover can also give a pointer to staff morale.

(Definición de pointer del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)