Turn him belly-up and stroke him to sleep with your pointer finger.
pointer Brand, a 100-year-old American farmwear staple, has recently become popular among international trendsetting men.
In Europe, pointer is stocked in stores with names like Americana and Yankee Doodle.
When Tony takes over Danny's body, his voice begins to croak and he shakes his pointer finger for emphasis.
“Ozzy rules,” he said as his salutation, his pinky, pointer, and thumb outstretched in perfect formation.
Then he came back to the chart with another whack of the pointer.
The professor then took his place again on the rostrum, with the pointer in his hand.
The one pointer is for determining the solar eclipses; the other, for lunar.
Can the greyhound be trained to the pointer's scent or the spaniel to the bulldog's ferocity?
The pointer should have begun to swing around in a few seconds after the tanks began to empty.
mid-14c., "a tiler" (early 13c. as a surname), agent noun from point (v.). From c.1500 as "maker of needlepoint lace." From 1570s as "thing that points;" meaning "dog that stands rigid in the presence of game, facing the quarry" is recorded from 1717. Meaning "item of advice" first recorded 1883.
An item of advice or instruction: She gave me a few pointers about how to say it (1883+)
The terms "pointer" and "reference" are generally interchangable although particular programming languages often differentiate these two in subtle ways. For example, Perl always calls them references, never pointers. Conversely, in C, "pointer" is used, although "a reference" is often used to denote the concept that a pointer implements.
Anthony Hoare once said:
Pointers are like jumps, leading wildly from one part of the data structure to another. Their introduction into high-level languages has been a step backward from which we may never recover.
[C.A.R.Hoare "Hints on Programming Language Design", 1973, Prentice-Hall collection of essays and papers by Tony Hoare].