Meaning of “cursor” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “cursor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cursornoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɜr·sər/

a movable symbol on a computer screen 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)

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cursornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɜːsər/ us

IT a small image such as a line or an arrow on a computer screen 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)

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