Recent Examples of trackball from the Web
Sometimes the joystick didn’t work all that well, a button needed to be mashed really hard, or a trackball wouldn’t spin very smoothly.
While the Ship's Control Console has a wheel for manual steering, both steering and throttle can be controlled with trackballs, with the adjustments showing up on the screens for each station.
Of all the pointing devices that have been invented, the most neglected is probably the trackball.
After installing the software, the reader’s trackball regained its functionality.
A trackball allows users to navigate the interface, and also uses different colored lights to send various alerts — such as a new call or e-mail message.
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TRACKBALL Defined for English Language Learners
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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