a computer input device for controlling the pointer on a display screen by sliding the finger along a touch-sensitive surface: used chiefly in laptop computers.
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How to use touchpad in a sentence
Same thing with having a quality mouse and not always using the built-in touchpads or cheap wired mice.
The effect is an oneiric blend on his computer screen that he moves through, struggling with the touchpad mouse.
She rolled over and grabbed my keyboard and scribed on the touchpad with her fingertip.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
He tapped at his touchpad and a window came up, showing relative strength signals for two of the access points.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town | Cory Doctorow