cursor cursor  /ˈkɜr sər/


  • (n) (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions


  1. Yes, he sells fireworks, adorns postage stamps, blinks as a cursor on Sony PCs and appears in movies about the Dorabian Nights.
  2. In the videos, the camera remains centered on a computer desktop and follows Donnie's cursor as he conducts mock tutorials on how to use the photo-altering application.
  3. The second is the cursor: as you move your finger across the screen, a small arrow which looks like a mouse cursor appears to show exactly where your finger is pointed.


  • Hundreds turn out for Twilight 5k Road Race

    Eight hundred men, women and children pounded the pavement Thursday in South Portland to help stomp out cancer in the annual Twilight 5k Road Race Thursday. Click here for photos from this year's event. The race benefits the Maine Cancer Foundation, and is considered a precursor for Tri For A Cure. “I would say 99 percent of the people that will be here today have been affected by cancer in some ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WMTW Portland


  1. "It's not a surprise but the agreement is a pre-cursor for the project to enter FEED (front-end engineering and design), so this is definitely very encouraging for the project and its venture partners, particularly Oil Search," said Sydney-based...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Gordon Ramsay Source: Reuters

  2. Tom Sharpe, the English writer of satiric novels, complained that a word processor "tried to make me a slave" and "that bloody cursor blinking at me on the screen is awful. I mean it's blink, blink, blink. Well, screw this bastard. It's...
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Tom Sharpe Source:

  3. "The aboiteau is just a pre-cursor things to come and if we have failures in dikes and don't have the expertise and technology to fix and replace them, then we could be in serious trouble," Casey said, adding the Bay of Fundy presents a unique...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Bill Casey Source: The Amherst Daily

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