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[rahyt-klik] /ˈraɪtˈklɪk/ Computers.
verb (used without object)
to depress the right-hand mouse button, as to display a menu.
verb (used with object)
to click on (a screen object) by depressing the right-hand mouse button:
to right-click a file to view its properties. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To obtain a link to a particular page, right-click on the page number and copy the link.

right-click in Technology

To click the right-most mouse button on a mouse with more than one button. This usually performs a different function from the left button, e.g. displaying a context-sensitive menu (Microsoft Windows), extending the selection (X).
When used as a verb it is often written as two words with a space instead of a hyphen.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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