Definition of pointer

Definition of pointer
  1. pointer Noun Anything that points or is used for pointing.
  2. pointer Noun A needle-like component of a timepiece or measuring device that indicates the time or the current reading of the device.
  3. pointer Noun A breed of hunting dog.
  4. pointer Noun A variable which holds the address of a memory location where a value can be stored.
  5. pointer Noun An icon that indicates the position of the mouse; a cursor.
  6. pointer Noun A tip, a bit of advice (usually plural.)
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