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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 point·er /ˈpɔɪntɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 指示裝置; 指標; 指標( 器 ); 指針; 指示字 P

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Point·er n. One who, or that which, points. Specifically: (a) The hand of a timepiece. (b) Zool. One of a breed of dogs trained to stop at scent of game, and with the nose point it out to sportsmen. (c) pl. Astron. The two stars (Merak and Dubhe) in the Great Bear, the line between which points nearly in the direction of the north star. See Illust. of Ursa Major. (b) pl. Naut. Diagonal braces sometimes fixed across the hold.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a mark to indicate a direction or relation [syn: arrow]
      2: an indicator as on a dial
      3: (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of
         light (an icon) on a visual display; moving the cursor
         allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
         [syn: cursor]
      4: a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having
         a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and
         points game [syn: Spanish pointer]