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mouse

mouse

 
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: maUs
inflections: mice
definition 1: any of numerous small rodents or marsupials that usu. have long, furless tails, small round ears, and pointed faces.
 
definition 2: a timid, shy person.
definition 3: (informal) a swelling in the area of the eye, caused by a blow; black eye.
definition 4: in computer operation, a small hand-held device that can be moved on wheels or ball bearings on a surface to move the cursor on a screen, or that can be moved along the lines of a drawing to reproduce the drawing on a screen.
 
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: maUz
inflections: moused, mouses, mousing
definition: to stalk and catch mice, or to hunt about as if for mice.
derivation: mouselike (adj.)
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  • mouse pad:
    a soft pad under a computer mouse.
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