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mouse·o·ver

 (mous′ō′vər)
n.
A feature of a webpage or GUI that causes a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur when the pointer is held over a particular object or area of the screen.

mouseover

(ˈmaʊsˌəʊvə)
n
(Computer Science) computing (on the page of a website) an item, esp a graphic, that changes or pops up when the pointer of a mouse moves over it
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