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Pointers British & World English

(In the northern hemisphere) two stars of the Plough or Big Dipper in Ursa Major, through which a line points nearly to the Pole Star

pointer British & World English

A long, thin piece of metal on a scale or dial which moves to indicate a figure or position

hip pointer British & World English

A sports injury in which the point of the hip is deeply bruised and painful

blue pointer British & World English

another term for mako.

laser pointer British & World English

A pen-shaped pointing device that contains a small diode laser that emits an intense beam of light, used to direct attention during presentations

white pointer British & World English

another term for great white shark.

station pointer British & World English

A navigational instrument that fixes a ship’s position on a chart by determining its place relative to two landmarks or conspicuous objects at sea