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English definition of “double-click”


verb [I or T]     /ˌdʌblˈklɪk/
IT to quickly press twice on a mouse button in order to perform an action on your computer: All you have to do is double-click on the file to instal the software. Open the Control Panel and double-click the System icon.
(Definition of double-click verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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