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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pointing device consisting of a soft surface sensitized to finger movement or pressure and used especially on laptop computers as an alternative to a mouse.

Usage examples (39)
  • If your touchpad is Synaptics based you can install their new beta software, Scrybe.
  • Because the touchpad is physically connected to the laptop whilst the mouse isn't ...
  • The video problem, plus the very erratic touchpad is so bad, I use an external USB mouse.
  • It took a month for someone to look at it just to tell me that my touchpad is shot and a new one needs to be ordered from Calgary. for more
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