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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.]
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

joystick

[ˈdʒɔɪstɪk] n
[plane] → manche m à balai
[computer game] → manche m à balai, manette f (de jeu)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

joystick

[ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk] n (Aer) → barra di comando (Comput) → joystick m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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