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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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A single participant, who used a pointing device, wanted to keep the CVK (in the static+word-prediction mode) instead of the Windows XP keyboard he used previously.
* the processes connected with the control of pointing device and his movement.
Standard features include an integrated, 3-button HulaPoint II pointing device, 24 function keys and a 10-key numeric pad.
Access is by various methods, such as a mouse, trackball, touch screen, joystick, head wand, eye gaze, or pointing device.
The keypads can be used alone to select options displayed on menu screens or in conjunction with any other CE-compliant keyboard, keypad and pointing device also offered by the company.
Synaptics products include: TouchPad, the industry standard notebook pointing device; ClearPad, a capacitive touch screen solution; TouchStyk, a modular capacitive pointing stick solution; Spiral, an inductive, proximity sensing pen input system; and QuickStroke, a proprietary Chinese handwriting recognition software.
With OT, typical manipulation can be done through a two-dimensional pointing device such as a mouse or joystick.
If you have a Microsoft IntelliMouse pointing device, you can use the wheel button, the third (middle) button, to quickly zoom in and out of an Office document.
It is wearable with eyeglasses; it comes with a handheld pointing device and customized optical device for the processor.
Besides eye-tracking computer setups, any pointing device, such as a mouse or touch-screen wand, can drive Dasher, MacKay says.
Users can use the touch-screen option to launch graphical user interface (GUI) applications without the need for an external pointing device. The touch-screen option is available in all terminal configurations--1/2 VGA color and monochrome LCD display models alike.
Instead, it offers an AccuPoint II pointing device that I personally don't find as effective as touch pads.
Minimum system requirements: Pentium 133 MHz processor; Windows 95/98; 32 MB RAM; 4X CD-ROM drive; SVGA Graphics Adapter for 640x480 High Color (16 bit); 16 bit Windows compatible sound card; Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device; Internet Explorer 5.0 (provided); 28.8 kbps modem and Internet service provider required for Web access.
The TrackPoint pointing device provides cursor control with press-to-select and Internet scroll bar.