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mouse pad Syllabification: mouse pad
(also mousepad)

Definition of mouse pad in English:


A piece of rigid or slightly resilient material on which a computer mouse is moved.
Example sentences
  • To keep the mouse pad in place, there is a spray-on application which should help keep the mouse pad from moving on your desk.
  • We manufacture high-tech mousing surfaces for serious computer users that demand more than just a simple mouse pad.
  • The mouse pad is probably the most stagnant of all computer accessories.

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