Pointer

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A pointer may refer to any of the following:

1. pointerIn general, pointer is a term used to describe a suggestion, tip, or a hint about a particular product or subject.

2. When referring to a mouse, see mouse pointer.

3. When referring to programming, a pointer commonly refers to a reference made to an address in memory of another variable.

Memory terms, Programming terms