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  • n  any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • n  a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
  • n  person who is quiet or timid
  • 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
    a mouse takes much more room than a trackball
  • v  to go stealthily or furtively
  • v  manipulate the mouse of a computer

  • 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.
  • Had he not built the better mouse and had the world not beaten a path to his door, just as that cherished myth promised? Did he not deploy his fame and fortune in exemplary fashion .
  • The sight of a mouse, pivoting on a hind leg, gyroscopically whirling around 416 times without stopping or reversing might reasonably lead the observer to conclude that he or the .
News & Articles

  • '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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Zap2It
  • How a Mouse, a Moon, and Medieval Mayhem can Make You Money
    How a Mouse, a Moon, and Medieval Mayhem can Make You Money        
    June 19, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - KOAT Albuquerque

  • Bill Gates in Newsday
    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."
  • Alfred Nobel in CBS News
    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.
  • Greg Biffle in Washington Post
    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...

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