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Meaning of “cursor” in the English Dictionary

"cursor" in British English

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cursornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɜː.sər/  us   /ˈkɝː.sɚ/
(Definition of cursor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cursor" in American English

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cursornoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɜr·sər/
a ​movablesymbol on a ​computerscreen that ​shows the ​point where you can ​change a ​text or ​image: You can move the cursor by using the ​mouse.
(Definition of cursor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cursor" in Business English

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cursornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkɜːsər/
IT a ​smallimage such as a ​line or an arrow on a ​computerscreen that can be ​moved to show, for ​example, where ​numbers or ​text can be ​entered: Position the cursor in the ​box on the web ​page, right-click the ​mouse, and ​select Paste.
(Definition of cursor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cursor”
in Korean 커서…
in Arabic سَهْم الفارة في الحاسوب…
in Malaysian kursor…
in Russian курсор…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦的)遊標…
in Italian cursore…
in Turkish imleç…
in Polish kursor…
in Spanish Cursor…
in Vietnamese con trỏ…
in Portuguese cursor…
in Thai เคอร์เซอร์…
in Catalan cursor…
in Japanese (コンピュータ)カーソル…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机的)光标…
in Indonesian kursor…
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