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click / klik/ • n. a short, sharp sound as of a switch being operated or of two hard objects coming quickly into contact: she heard the click of the door. ∎  Phonet. an ingressive consonantal stop produced by sudden withdrawal of the tongue from the soft palate, front teeth, or back teeth and hard palate, occurring in some southern African and other languages. ∎  Comput. an act of pressing a mouse button. • v. 1. make or cause to make a short, sharp sound: [intr.] the key clicked in the lock and the door opened [tr.] she clicked off the light. ∎  [intr.] move with such a sound: Louise turned on her three-inch heels and clicked away. ∎  [tr.] Comput. press (a mouse button): click the left mouse button twice. ∎  [intr.] (click on) Comput. select (an item represented on the screen or a particular function) by pressing one of the buttons on the mouse when the cursor is over the appropriate symbol. 2. [intr.] inf. become suddenly clear or understandable: finally it clicked what all the fuss had been about. ∎  become very comfortable with someone at the first meeting: we just clicked, and I found myself falling in love. ∎  become successful or popular: I don't think this issue has clicked with the voters.

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click To press and release a button on a mouse or similar device, or (as a noun) the action of pressing and releasing a button. This will be interpreted by the current program as a request for some action to be performed. Most mice have one, two, or three buttons, so the prefixed forms left click, right click, middle click are often used. The double-click consists of two clicks of the same button in quick succession; when performed too quickly or too slowly then the user's intention is misunderstood and, typically, no action is performed. To click and drag involves holding a button down while moving the mouse; this technique is often used first to select (click) and then to move (drag) an object on the screen (see drag and drop).

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click a speech sound produced as a type of plosive by sudden withdrawal of the tongue from the soft palate, front teeth, or back teeth and hard palate, occurring in some southern African and other languages. A click language is one in which such sounds are used.

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click sb. and vb. XVII. ult. imit.; cf. OF. clique tick of a clock, cliquer vb.

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clickartic, brick, chick, click, crick, dick, flick, hand-pick, hic, hick, kick, lick, mick, miskick, nick, pic, pick, prick, quick, rick, shtick, sic, sick, slick, snick, spic, stick, thick, tic, tick, trick, Vic, wick •alcaic, algebraic, Aramaic, archaic, choleraic, Cyrenaic, deltaic, formulaic, Hebraic, Judaic, Mishnaic, Mithraic, mosaic, Pharisaic, prosaic, Ptolemaic, Romaic, spondaic, stanzaic, trochaic •logorrhoeic (US logorrheic), mythopoeic, onomatopoeic •echoic, heroic, Mesozoic, Palaeozoic (US Paleozoic), Stoic •Bewick •disyllabic, monosyllabic, polysyllabic, syllabic •choriambic, dithyrambic, iambic •alembic •amoebic (US amebic) •aerobic, agoraphobic, claustrophobic, homophobic, hydrophobic, phobic, technophobic, xenophobic •cherubic, cubic, pubic •Arabic, Mozarabic •acerbic • apparatchik • dabchick •peachick

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