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Pronunciation: /ˈpɔɪntər; ˈpɔɪntə(r)/

Translation of pointer in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (on dial, gage) aguja (feminine) 1.2 (rod) puntero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The expanding diaphragm moves the pointer across a scale calibrated in feet above sea level.
    • They can see how far they have moved the pointer as they go through the journey.
    • Similarly if the box becomes lighter then the spring will lift the box up and the pointer will move up the scale.
  • 2 2.1 (clue, signal) pista (feminine) pointer to sth indicador (masculine)de algo 2.2 (tip) idea (feminine), sugerencia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Only he's probably going to need some pointers on where all the pieces go.
    • The inspectors have commended us for those efforts and have given us a couple of useful pointers on how to continue our improvements and we are already taking action on those.
    • From a relatively old article (at least in terms of webloggia's attention-span) comes some pointers on improving design through simplicity.
    Example sentences
    • Dora Carrington was well beaten by Miranda in the Heinz 57 but perhaps that winner is very special indeed and if she runs on Sunday it will be an interesting pointer to the future claims of the Ballydoyle colt.
    • Both as a pointer to the future and as a spectacle in its own right, the Championships have produced a quality of football that had at least one viewer occasionally leaping from his armchair to applaud the action.
    • Manningham Mills is a grand old reminder of Bradford's historic industrial past, but with the hard work of all involved it could and should be a pointer to a bright future for the city.

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A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.