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point·ing device

(poin′tĭng)
n. Computers
An input device, such as a mouse, joystick, or trackball, with which one can move or manipulate a cursor or pointer on a GUI.
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pointing device

n (Comput: = mouse, touchpad, stylus, etc) → Zeigegerät nt
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So I searched for keyboards with built-in pointing devices, which would let me keep my arms close to my body, and for other ways to heal myself.
So I hunted around for keyboards with built-in pointing devices, which would let me keep my arms close to my body, and for other ways to heal myself.