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A movable indicator on a display, marking a position where typed characters will appear or where an option can be selected.
1. (Mathematics) the sliding part of a measuring instrument, esp a transparent sliding square on a slide rule
2. (Computer Science) any of various means, typically a flashing bar or underline, of identifying a particular position on a computer screen, such as the insertion point for text
1. a movable, sometimes blinking, symbol used to indicate where data (as text, commands, etc.) may be input on a computer screen.
2. a sliding object, as the lined glass on a slide rule, that can be set at any point on a scale.
cursor- First meant "runner" or "running messenger" and is now the moving/movable indicator on a computer screen.
See also related terms for runner.
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|Noun||1.||cursor - (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions|
indicator - a device for showing the operating condition of some system
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cursor[ˈkɜːrsər] n (COMPUTING) → curseur m
n (Comput) → Cursor m; cursor control → Cursorsteuerung f; cursor movements → Cursorbewegungen pl