trackball

noun track·ball \ ˈtrak-ˌbȯl \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of trackball

: a ball that is mounted usually in a computer console so as to be only partially exposed and that is rotated to control the movement of a cursor on a display

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First Known Use of trackball

1967


TRACKBALL Defined for English Language Learners

trackball

noun

Definition of trackball for English Language Learners

  • computers : a device which consists of a small ball that you roll with your fingers to control the movement of a pointer on a computer screen



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