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See definition of pointing on Dictionary.com
  • adj.indicating
  • adj.directed

synonyms for pointing

  • denoting
  • designating
  • disclosing
  • displaying
  • evidencing
  • guiding
  • manifesting
  • marking
  • placing
  • revealing
  • showing
  • signifying
  • specifying
  • spotting
  • steering
  • facing
  • fronting
  • looking
  • turned
  • stretched toward
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Click the small key with a downward pointing arrow at the far right of the password field and select Suggest New Password.
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To sweep your arm and achieve that level of nuanced pointing and clicking, you need a mouse pad that extends as far as you do.
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That will require pointing, which means understanding the rover's current orientation on Mars' surface, which the team has inferred from the shadows cast in the first images sent down.
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After the parachute falls away, the spacecraft will fire up a set of downward pointing rockets to further slow its roll.
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The Oracle chairman joins other tech leaders and ultra-wealthy in leaving California, with some pointing to the state’s high taxes.
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Right over the stone marker, a long-shafted war-lance was carved—the blade pointing down.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Indeed this first drawing is largely a pointing out or noting down of features without any serious effort to draw them.
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Over this spot he twisted all the remaining hair into a coil about four inches long, pointing slightly forward like a horn.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Fagin nodded in the affirmative, and pointing in the direction of Saffron Hill, inquired whether any one was up yonder to-night.
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"Take those men to the guardhouse," he ordered curtly, pointing an accusing finger at Hicks and Bevans.
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