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mouse

noun [C]  us   /mɑʊs/ (plural mice  /mɑɪs/ )

mouse noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a type of small rodent (= small mammal with sharp teeth) that has short, usually brown, gray, or white hair, a pointed face, and a long tail: a field mouse pet mice

mouse noun [C] (COMPUTER DEVICE)

a small device with a ball inside that is moved by hand across a flat surface to control the movement of the cursor (= symbol that shows your position) on a computer screen
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