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mouse

mouse

 
pronunciation:
maUs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mice
definition 1: a very small mammal with gray or brown fur. Mice are rodents. They have pointed faces, round ears, and long tails with no fur. Different kinds of mice are found in many parts of the world.
 
definition 2: a small tool used with personal computers. The person using the computer moves the mouse to select and move items on the computer screen. Most mice are connected to the computer by a cord that looks like a mouse's tail.
 
derivation: mouselike (adj.)
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  • mouse pad:
    a soft pad under a computer mouse.
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