mouse pad


Definition of mouse pad

: a thin flat pad (as of rubber) on which a computer mouse is used

Examples of mouse pad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ysagi's reversible desk mat and mouse pad is another best-seller that's going for less. Jessica Leigh Mattern,, 25 Sep. 2021 As a consequence of his status, of course, Shakespeare is also written English’s most recognizable cliché, from middle-school skit to mouse pad. Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2021 Lexus has long been known for, plus the jettisoning of their old touch mouse pad, thank God. Josh Max, Forbes, 12 June 2021 Then there’s the option for dedicated mouse space, either via a mouse pad or an attachable tray. Jared Newman, PCWorld, 20 May 2021 The area where the computer sits is staged like a workspace, complete with what appears to be a commemorative mouse pad featuring a still from Various Self Playing Bowling Games. Katie Rothstein, Vulture, 12 Apr. 2021 The mouse pad is lightweight and durable, and the non-slip rubber base holds it firmly in place. Rachel Moskowitz, USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2021 The package was supposed to contain a computer mouse pad and Keurig coffee supplies. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 For first-person shooters and PC games that require frequent flicks of the wrist, an oversized mouse pad can ensure that a mouse never flies off its intended surface. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, 14 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of mouse pad

1983, in the meaning defined above

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: a thin flat pad (as of rubber) on which a computer mouse is used


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