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Pointers

The two stars in the Plough that point toward Polaris and the north pole; Dubhe and Merak.

Pointers

[′pȯint·ərz]
(astronomy)
The stars α and β Ursae Majoris, which appear to point toward the north celestial pole and Polaris.
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Israr Khan recorded almost 100 points by hitting 10-times 10 pointer and also created a record.
Army's Sumbal Zubair with 500 points, including seven 10 pointers, eight 9 pointers and seven 8-pointers, took second position.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates a laser power limit of 5mW for visible hand-held laser pointers (equivalent to CDRH Class IIIa or IEC Class 3R).
A librarian could use pointers in the same way in order to solve the problem of having to store multiple copies of a bestseller each time one is made.
Click on Start, Control Panel and then the Mouse icon, Mouse Properties and the Pointer Options tabs.
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To test out the dangers of the low-powered laser beams used in pointers, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, subjected three humans for up to 15 minutes of continuous exposure from commercially available laser pointers.
The shuttle astronauts must still resort occasionally to the time-consuming task of using a "joystick" and TV images -- much like a video game -- to help the ultraviolet instruments' automatic and manual pointers keep target objects in view.
Sumbal Zubair of Army with her 500 points including seven times 10-pointer, eight times 9 pointers and seven times 8-point took second position.
Because this breed is not for lackadaisical owners, many young pointers become unwanted bundles of energy that unleash their frustration by chewing, barking or running away.