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Meaning of “joystick” in the English Dictionary

"joystick" in British English

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joysticknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒɔɪ.stɪk/
a ​verticalhandle that can be ​movedforwards, ​backwards, and ​sideways to ​control the ​direction or ​height of an ​aircraft or to ​control a ​machine or ​computergame
(Definition of joystick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"joystick" in American English

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joysticknoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk/
a ​verticalhandle that is moved to ​control the ​direction or ​height of an ​aircraft or to ​control the ​action in some ​computergames
(Definition of joystick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “joystick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 操纵杆,驾驶杆…
in Turkish kumanda kolu, levye…
in Russian джойстик, рычаг управления…
in Chinese (Traditional) 操縱杆,駕駛杆…
in Polish joystick, manetka, dźwignia…
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