mouse mouse  /ˈmaʊs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  2. (n) a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
  3. (n) person who is quiet or timid
  4. (n) a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad
  5. (v) to go stealthily or furtively
  6. (v) manipulate the mouse of a computer

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Apple's long-awaited Lisa ushers in a new era of easy computing It actually looks a bit like a mouse, with its rounded corners, off-white color and thin wire tail.
  2. Developing a mouse model for a disease is critical in helping researchers understand how it progresses.

News

  1. How a Mouse, a Moon, and Medieval Mayhem can Make You Money

    How a Mouse, a Moon, and Medieval Mayhem can Make You Money        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. NM meadow-jumping mouse could become endangered

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list the New Mexico meadow-jumping mouse as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.  The service is proposing to designate critical habitat along streams within 12 counties in New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. Threats to the jumping mouse include habitat loss, grazing pressure, drought, wildfires, scouring floods, loss of beaver ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  3. 'Mickey Mouse' reinvented yet again in Disney's new animated shorts

    Mickey Mouse has more looks than Madonna, and Disney isn't done retooling the Mouse and his friends for the too-old-for-"Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" audience. A new short-form series of 2-D, old-school Mickey Mouse cartoons debuts on Disney Channel on Friday, June 28 at 8:30 p.m. with two more episodes following consecutively on Saturday, June 29, and Sunday, June 30.Disney touts this version as a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zap2It

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Quotes

  1. "Today almost all the interaction is keyboard-mouse," Gates said. "Over years to come, the role of speech, vision, ink -- all of those -- will be huge."
    on Oct 31, 2005 By: Bill Gates Source: Newsday

  2. "In one spectacular experiment, researchers succeeded in tagging different nerve cells in the brain of a mouse with a kaleidoscope of colors," the Nobel citation said.
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Alfred Nobel Source: CBS News

  3. "We put two tires on, he said he didn't change anything. We'll have to see if (Kahne's) got a little mouse in the bag," Biffle said. "In the end, I thought it was going to be just easy, a Saturday night drive. It's kind of crazy to think if I...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Greg Biffle Source: Washington Post

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