double click

noun

Definition of double click

: the act of selecting something on a computer screen by quickly pressing a button on a mouse or some other device two times
  • A double click with the mouse will start the program.

Word by Word Definitions

double play
  1. : having a twofold relation or character : dual

  2. : consisting of two usually combined members or parts

  3. : being twice as great or as many

  1. : to make twice as great or as many: such as

  2. : to increase by adding an equal amount

  3. : to amount to twice the number of

  1. : to twice the extent or amount

  2. : two together

  3. : downward and forward from the usual position

  1. : something twice the usual size, strength, speed, quantity, or value: such as

  2. : a double amount

  3. : a base hit that enables the batter to reach second base

click play
  1. : to strike, move, or produce with a click

  2. : to select especially in a computer interface by pressing a button on a control device (such as a mouse)

  3. : to turn (something) on or off by pushing a button or moving a switch

  1. : a slight sharp noise

  2. : a speech sound in some languages made by enclosing air between two stop articulations of the tongue, enlarging the enclosure to rarefy the air, and suddenly opening the enclosure

  3. : detent


double-click

verb

Definition of double-click

: to choose (something on a computer screen) by quickly pressing a button on a computer mouse or other device two times
  • Double-click the icon to start the program.
often + on

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