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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A small, gnawing animal found in houses and fields throughout the world.

Usage examples (33)
  • The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
  • A mouse takes much more room than a trackball
  • The term mouse comes from the appearance of the device, with the cord to the main computer being seen as a tail of sorts.
  • Even if the mouse is a joke it still highlights the UI issues in OpenOffice. for more
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  • The hunter tried to lure the "moose" (a large antlered animal) with chocolate "mousse" (a creamy gelatinous dessert) but caught a "mouse" (a rodent) instead.
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