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noun as in indicator

noun as in hint, suggestion

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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.

Some pointers for the Princeton kid and others who deny that racial bias exists in America today.

Concealing themselves, they saw two men beating the ground on each side like pointers.

He moved one of those pointers you see there, and squinted around at the different scales and dials, and then stepped back.

After harvest I have shot them before the pointers in turnip-fields.

At last she gat as she wadn't gang at all; she wad naither turn pointers nor strike.

Inside, her occupants grimaced helplessly as they watched various instruments guide tiny pointers across calibrated faces.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pointers, such as: index, dial, register, signal, needle, and rod.

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