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cursor

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɜː.sər/ us    /ˈkɝː.sɚ/
B2 a line on a computer screen that moves to show the point where work is being done: You can move the cursor either by using the mouse or by using the arrow keys on the keyboard.
Translations of “cursor”
in Spanish Cursor…
in Korean 커서…
in Arabic سَهْم الفارة في الحاسوب…
in Portuguese cursor…
in Catalan cursor…
in Japanese (コンピュータ)カーソル…
in Italian cursore…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦的)遊標…
in Russian курсор…
in Turkish imleç…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机的)光标…
in Polish kursor…
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