joystick


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joy·stick

 (joi′stĭk′)
n. Slang
1. The control stick of an aircraft.
2. A manual control or cursor device, as one attached to a computer or video game.

[Perhaps from slang, penis.]

joystick

(ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk)
n
1. (General Engineering) informal the control stick of an aircraft or of any of various machines
2. (Computer Science) computing a lever by means of which the display on a screen may be controlled, used esp for games, flight simulators, etc

joy•stick

(ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk)

n.
1. Informal. the control stick of an airplane, tank, or other vehicle.
2. a lever used to control the movement of a cursor or other graphic element, as in a video game.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.joystick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplanejoystick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
2.joystick - a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers
controller, control - a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
Translations
joystick
joystick
ohjaussauva
upravljačka ručica
botkormányjoystick
操縦桿
조종간
krmilna palica
styrspak
คันบังคับสำหรับเล่นเกมคอมพิวเตอร์
cần điều khiển

joystick

[ˈdʒɔɪstɪk] N (Aer) → palanca f de mando (Comput) → palanca f de control, joystick m

joystick

[ˈdʒɔɪstɪk] n
[plane] → manche m à balai
[computer game] → manche m à balai, manette f (de jeu)

joystick

[ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk] n (Aer) → barra di comando (Comput) → joystick m inv

joystick

عَصَا القِيَّادَةُ joystick joystick Joystick τζόιστικ joystick ohjaussauva joystick upravljačka ručica joystick 操縦桿 조종간 joystick styrespak dżojstik joystick джойстик styrspak คันบังคับสำหรับเล่นเกมคอมพิวเตอร์ joystick cần điều khiển 操纵杆
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