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A ball mounted in a stationary housing and rotated to control a pointer on a computer screen.


(ˈtrækˌbɔːl) or


(Computer Science) computing a device consisting of a small ball, mounted in a cup, which can be rotated to move the cursor around the screen


a computer input device for controlling the pointer on a display screen by rotating a ball set inside a case.
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Noun1.trackball - an electronic device consisting of a rotatable ball in a housingtrackball - an electronic device consisting of a rotatable ball in a housing; used to position the cursor and move images on a computer screen; "a trackball is essentially an upside-down mouse"
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
kulový ovladač
boule de commande


[ˈtrækbɔːl] N (Comput) → bola f rastreadora, trackball m


track ball [ˈtrækbɔːl] tracker ball [ˈtrækərbɔːl] nboule f de pointage
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By interacting via a trackerball and mouse I was able to view both analogue and digital imagery, read expert and non-expert essays on the country and regions of the country, watch videos, undertake 'surrogate walks' and listen to audio, all interactively.
``The kiosks feature a built-in keyboard, trackerball and colour touch-sensitive screen.
Featuring its own built-in keyboard and trackerball, the terminals will support video images as well as still pictures and will be able to provide local information such as street maps, directions and local based services and retail opportunities.