Learn how to say Pointer correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word pointer:
1a long, thin piece of metal on a scale or dial which moves to indicate a figure or position:
if the pointer moves right, the wind is from the right
a rod used for pointing to features on a map or chart:
men with maps and pointers demonstrate the path that the storm is taking
a hint as to what might happen in the future:
the figures were a pointer to gradual economic recovery
a small piece of advice; a tip:
here are some pointers on how to go about the task
Computinganother term for cursor.
place the pointer in the box and click the mouse button
Computing a variable whose value is the address of another variable; a link:
another computer word holds a descriptor or pointer to an individual character
2a dog of a breed that on scenting game stands rigid looking towards it.