Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pointer

4 senses of pointer

Sense 1
arrow, pointer -- (a mark to indicate a direction or relation)
       => mark -- (a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark")

Sense 2
pointer -- (an indicator as on a dial)
       => indicator -- (a device for showing the operating condition of some system)

Sense 3
cursor, pointer -- ((computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions)
       => indicator -- (a device for showing the operating condition of some system)

Sense 4
pointer, Spanish pointer -- (a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game)
       => sporting dog, gun dog -- (a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns)

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