the Pointers the two brightest stars in the Plough (Dubhe and Merak), which lie in the direction pointing towards the Pole Star and are therefore used to locate it
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How to use Pointers in a sentence
For them, going to Vietnam was inseparable from living up to their obligations as West Pointers and citizen soldiers.
Green laser Pointers shined in the faces of men in uniforms looking down from the roof of the National Palace.
I gave him some Pointers and examples of grant proposals that I thought could be useful.
Actually, Vee gave Kate Mulgrew more Pointers as to who Red is than any other single person.Inside Orange Is the New Black’s Terrifying Showdown Between Red and Vee | Kevin Fallon | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some Pointers for the Princeton kid and others who deny that racial bias exists in America today.Eight Things Every White Person Should Know About White Privilege | Sally Kohn | May 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Concealing themselves, they saw two men beating the ground on each side like Pointers.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
He moved one of those Pointers you see there, and squinted around at the different scales and dials, and then stepped back.Vanishing Point | C.C. Beck
After harvest I have shot them before the Pointers in turnip-fields.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1 | Gilbert White
At last she gat as she wadn't gang at all; she wad naither turn Pointers nor strike.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
Inside, her occupants grimaced helplessly as they watched various instruments guide tiny Pointers across calibrated faces.Tight Squeeze | Dean Charles Ing