scroll wheel


scroll wheel
noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • scroll wheel — /ˈskroʊl wil/ (say skrohl weel) noun Computers a small wheel incorporated into a mouse that allows the user to scroll up and down a page by rolling it …   Australian English dictionary

  • scroll wheel — noun A hard plastic or rubbery disc on a computer mouse used for scrolling. Syn: mouse wheel …   Wiktionary

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  • prayer wheel — /prair/ a wheel or cylinder inscribed with or containing prayers, used chiefly by Buddhists of Tibet. [1805 15] * * * In Tibetan Buddhism, a mechanical device used as an equivalent to the recitation of a mantra. The prayer wheel consists of a… …   Universalium

  • Steering wheel — This article is about steering wheels in cars. For the use in vessels, see Steering wheel (ship). A modern road car s steering wheel (Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010)) …   Wikipedia


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