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trackpad

(ˈtrækpæd)
n
(Computer Science) computing a device consisting of a flat pad upon which the finger can be moved to move the cursor around the screen

track•pad

(ˈtrækˌpæd) ,
n.
[1990–95]
Translations

trackpad

[ˈtrækpæd] npavé m tactiletrack record [ˌtrækˈrɛkɔːrd] nrésultats mpl
His track record in this field is pretty poor → Ses résultats dans ce domaine sont assez mauvais.
to have a good track record → avoir fait ses preuvestrack shoes nplpointesfplchaussures fpl de course
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Trackpad: If you use a laptop computer, a trackpad will look and feel familiar.
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The controls consist of a trackpad on the left and a simple button to shoot on the right side of the screen.
Its fantastically light 920g design and smaller footprint made it more svelte than the Macbook Air, while also boasting a much sharper display with more pixels, plus a backlit keyboard with a pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad.
The all-new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2 are more comfortable, capable and environmentally friendly.
No more fumbling for keys, your Smartphone or remembering codes on a trackpad.
It covers managing the desktop; optimizing screen space; connecting to a network; setting up iCloud services and internet accounts; accessing email and the internet; sharing files, devices, and services; using instant messaging, FaceTime, Twitter, and Facebook; managing contacts, maps, schedules, reminders, and notes; using iTunes, iBooks, and Game Center; installing and managing software and apps; optimizing hardware, including changing trackpad and mouse options, adjusting the display, and recording video and audio; connecting other devices; securing and protecting the computer; and troubleshooting.