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trackball

[ trak-bawl ]
/ ˈtrækˌbɔl /
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noun
a computer input device for controlling the pointer on a display screen by rotating a ball set inside a case.
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Origin of trackball

First recorded in 1975–1980
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British Dictionary definitions for trackball

trackball

trackerball (ˈtrækəˌbɔːl)

/ (ˈtrækˌbɔːl) /

noun
computing a device consisting of a small ball, mounted in a cup, which can be rotated to move the cursor around the screen
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