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Another word for pointer

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Noun
  1. An item of advance or inside information given as a guide to action

      1. A piece of confidential, advance, or inside information.
      2. An indication of an otherwise unknown fact or probability:
      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To guide (a vessel or vehicle), especially by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or wheel:
      2. To set and follow (a course):
      3. To direct the course of:
    See also:

    knowledge

Another word for pointer

Noun
  1. A pointing instrument

      1. A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
      2. A book for such entries.
      3. An entry in such a record.
      1. A slender, pointed implement used for sewing or surgical suturing, made usually of polished steel and having an eye at one end through which a length of thread is passed and held.
      2. Any of various similar implements, such as a fine sharp-pointed instrument used in acupuncture or a pointed shaft used in knitting, crocheting, or lace making.
      3. A sharp-pointed instrument used in engraving.
      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. A missile having a straight thin shaft with a pointed head at one end and often flight-stabilizing vanes at the other, meant to be shot from a bow.
      2. Something, such as a directional symbol, that is similar to an arrow in form or function.
      3. To move like an arrow.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
      2. A thumb index.
      3. A table, file, or catalog.
      1. One that supervises, controls, or manages.
      2. A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
      3. A person who supervises the creative aspects of a dramatic production or film and instructs the actors and crew.
      1. The distance between the two rails of a railroad.
      2. The distance between two wheels on an axle.
      3. The interior diameter of a shotgun barrel as determined by the number of lead balls of a size exactly fitting the barrel that are required to make one pound. Often used in combination:
      1. A graduated surface or face on which a measurement, such as speed, is indicated by a moving needle or pointer.
      2. The face of a clock.
      3. A sundial.
      1. A pointer or an index.
      2. An instrument used to monitor the operation or condition of an engine, furnace, electrical network, reservoir, or other physical system; a meter or gauge.
      3. The needle, dial, or other registering device on such an instrument.
      1. A fishing rod.
      2. A piston rod.
      3. An often expandable horizontal bar, especially of metal, used to suspend household items such as curtains or towels.
      1. The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
      2. A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
  2. A variety of dog

    See also:

    dog

  3. *A hint

      1. A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
      2. Advice to be cautious:
      3. A cautionary or deterrent example:
      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. Something that serves to guide or direct in the solution of a problem or mystery.
      2. To give (someone) guiding information:
    See also:

    hint