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English definition of “joystick”

joystick

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɔɪ.stɪk/ us  
a vertical handle that can be moved forwards, backwards, and sideways to control the direction or height of an aircraft or to control a machine or computer gameParts of aeroplanes
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