touchpad

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touch·pad

or touch pad  (tŭch′păd′)
n.
A pointing device consisting of a soft pad sensitized to finger movement or pressure and used especially on laptop computers as an alternative to a mouse.

touchpad

(ˈtʌtʃˌpæd)
n
(Computer Science) computing (esp on laptop computers) a small flat surface which is sensitive to touch, used to control an on-screen cursor

touch•pad

(ˈtʌtʃˌpæd)
n.
a computer input device for controlling the pointer on a display screen by sliding the finger along a special surface: used chiefly in notebook computers.
[1990–95]
Translations

touchpad

[ˈtʌtʃpæd] n (COMPUTING)touchpad mtouch paper touchpaper [ˈtʌtʃpeɪpər] n (British) to light the touch paper, to light the blue touch paper → mettre le feu aux poudrestouch screen nécran m tactiletouch-sensitive [ˌtʌtʃˈsɛnsɪtɪv] adj [screen] → tactile; [keypad] → à effleurement
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Thanko has previously launched products like the Thanko Flick Finger Mouse, a gesture controlled device that you can put on your finger and manipulate your PC without touching it.
New products at the 14th Hong Kong International Stationery Fair will include a wireless 3D Finger Mouse and a pressure-free school bag.
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