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input devices [5]click to hear

Electronic devices used to transmit data and commands to a computer.
input devices [5] mechanical mouse ball lock dial roller cable mouse pad

mechanical mouse click to hear

Mouse whose case contains a movable rubber ball underneath to direct the movements of the pointer on the screen.

ball click to hear

Movable sphere that moves over a flat surface (usually a mouse pad) to make the pointer move on the screen.

lock dial click to hear

Removable part that surrounds the ball and closes the mouse case.

roller click to hear

Device that detects the ball’s movements and transmit them to the computer.

cable click to hear

Flexible cable containing the conductors by which the mouse is attached to the computer.

mouse pad click to hear

Smooth antiskid surface over which the mouse moves.