computer mouse

computer mouse
a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad

a mouse takes much more room than a trackball

Syn: ↑mouse
Derivationally related forms: ↑mouse (for: ↑mouse)
Hypernyms: ↑electronic device
Part Meronyms: ↑mouse button

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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