double-click

verb
double-clicked; double-clicking; double-clicks

Definition of double-click

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

double click

noun

Definition of double click (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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.

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