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Synonyms for mouse

a bruise surrounding the eye

Synonyms for mouse

any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails

a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye

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person who is quiet or timid

a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad

to go stealthily or furtively

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manipulate the mouse of a computer

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References in classic literature ?
The Mouse did not answer, so Alice went on eagerly: `There is such a nice little dog near our house I should like to show you
When the Mouse heard this, it turned round and swam slowly back to her: its face was quite pale (with passion, Alice thought), and it said in a low trembling voice, `Let us get to the shore, and then I'll tell you my history, and you'll understand why it is I hate cats and dogs.
The Mouse had a good cleaning out while the Cat was gone, and made the house tidy; but the greedy Cat ate the fat every bit up.
The Mouse asked at once after the third child's name.
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.
Ah,' said the Mouse,' 'now I know what has happened
Scientists know surprisingly little about Madagascar's mouse lemurs, but they're busy collecting information.
In another set of experiments, Sean Morrison of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his collaborators, including Sharpless, showed that p16 can reduce regenerative capacity in the mouse brain.
The virus is spread in California and other western states by deer mice, which are distantly related to the common house mouse.
After a mosquito probed or fed on the mouse tail, its infection was confirmed by using forced salivation into a capillary tube as described below.
The "Harvard Mouse," developed and patented in the mid-1980s, is an early and notorious example of how these designer mice can be co-opted by industrial interests.
However, beginning in the 1970s, NIEHS and NTP research agendas in genetic toxicology, molecular carcinogenesis, and mechanisms of toxicity contributed to the demand for mouse models modified at the locus of the gene.
Sutton, MD, PhD, was about the development of a mouse model for HIV/AIDS.
Since mouse and human brains are similar in some ways, these findings will help researchers better understand the workings of the human brain--and could lead to new treatments for learning disabilities, Alzheimer's disease (characterized by memory loss), or brain damage.
The Microsoft Home Mouse offers high quality and value in the tradition of the award-winning Microsoft Mouse and is the first Microsoft pointing device designed specifically for home computer users.