pointer
noun Date: 1574 1. a. plural, capitalized the two stars in the Big Dipper a line through which points to the North Star b. one that points out; especially a rod used to direct attention c. a computer memory address that contains another address (as of desired data) 2. a large strong slender smooth-haired gundog that hunts by scent and indicates the presence of game by pointing 3. one that furnishes with points 4. a useful suggestion or hint ; tip

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