pointer

pointer(
poyn
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (indicator)
a. la aguja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I fllled the bowl with sugar until the pointer on the scales reached 250g.Llené el cuenco de azúcar hasta que la aguja de la balanza llegó a 250g.
b. el indicador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Do you see where the pointer is on the radar screen?¿Ves donde está el indicador en la pantalla del radar?
2. (clue)
a. la indicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The child's behavior in school could be a pointer to possible problems at home.La conducta del niño en la escuela podría ser una indicación de posibles problemas en la casa.
b. la pista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Journalists have analyzed the speech looking for pointers to the government's intentions.Los periodistas analizaron el discurso en busca de pistas para conocer las intenciones del gobierno.
3. (stick)
a. el puntero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The teacher indicated the word on the blackboard with his pointer.El profesor indicó la palabra en la pizarra con su puntero.
4. (tip)
a. la indicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In chapter two you'll find some practical pointers on research methods.En el capítulo dos encontrarán unas indicaciones prácticas sobre métodos de investigación.
b. el sugerencia
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
These are just a few pointers to get you started on setting up your own business.Estos son simplemente algunas sugerencias para que empieces a poner tu propio negocio.
c. la idea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I picked up a lot of pointers just from watching how he worked the wood.Saqué bastantes ideas con solo mirar como trabajaba la madera.
5. (animal)
a. el perro de muestra
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la perra de muestra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Pointers have traditionally been reared as gun dogs.Tradicionalmente, los perros de muestra se criaron como perros de caza.
b. el pointer
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Bessi is a brown and white pointer I've had since she was a puppy.Bessie es un pointer marrón y blanco que tengo desde que era cachorro.
6. (computing)
a. el cursor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Place the pointer on the arrow, then click your left mouse button once.Coloca el cursor sobre la flecha y luego haz clic con el botón izquierdo del mouse una vez.
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pointer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (indicator)
a. el indicador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (stick)
a. el puntero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (colloquial)
a. la indicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(advice)
4. (dog)
a. el perro de muestra, pointer
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
pointer [ˈpɔɪntəʳ]
noun
1 (indicator) indicador (m); aguja (f); [of balance] fiel (m)
2 (stick) puntero (m)
3 (dog) perro (m) de muestra
4 (clue, indication) indicación (f); pista (f)
it is a pointer to a possible solution es una indicación or pista para una posible solución; there is at present no pointer to the outcome por ahora nada indica qué resultado tendrá; this is a pointer to the guilty man es una pista que conducirá al criminal
5 (advice) consejo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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