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Definitions of click

  1. click repeatedly or uncontrollably, as of teeth Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a short light metallic sound Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. depression of a button on a computer mouse; "a click on the right button for example" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. produce a click; "Xhosa speakers click" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. cause to make a snapping sound; of fingers Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. move or strike with a click; "then the brightness as he clicked on the light." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. click repeatedly or uncontrollably; "Chattering teeth" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To move with the sound of a click. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To snatch. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The latch of a door. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A slight, sharp sound; a catch for holding a bolt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. To make, or cause to make, a short, sharp noise. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. A short, sharp clack or sound: anything that makes such a sound, as a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. To make a light, sharp sound. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. A short, sharp sound. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. To give a click. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. To make or cause to make a click. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A short dull sound, as from a light blow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A short sharp sound; the latch of a door; a small piece of iron that falls into a notched or relehet wheel. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To cause to click. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. To make a small sharp sound, or a succession of such sounds, as by a gentle striking. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A sharp sound louder than a tick and thinner than a clack; a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. To strike louder and fuller than a tick. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. To press and release a button on a mouse orother pointing device. This generates an event, alsospecifying the screen position, which is processed by thewindow manager or application program.On a mouse with more than one button, the unqualified termusually implies pressing the left-most button (with the rightindex finger), other buttons would be qualified,e.g. "right-click". Multiple clicks in quick succession,e.g. a double-click, often have a different meaning from slowsingle clicks. Keyboard modifiers may also be used,e.g. "shift-click", meaning to hold down the shift key on thekeyboard while clicking the mouse button.If the mouse moves while the button is pressed then this is adrag. foldoc_fs
  37. klik, n. a short, sharp clack or sound: anything that makes such a sound, as a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel: a latch for a gate.--v.i. to make a light, sharp sound.--ns. CLICK'-CLACK, a continuous clicking noise; CLICK'ER, the compositor who distributes the copy among a companionship of printers, makes up pages, &c.: one who cuts up leather for the uppers and soles of boots and shoes; CLICK'ING, the action of the verb. [Dim. of CLACK.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  38. (Make) slight sharp sound as of cocking gun; catch in machinery acting with this sound; (of horse) touch shoes of fore& hind feet (n., this fault); (S.-Afr. langg.) (make) sharp non-vocal sucking sound as articulation. [Dutch] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  39. Consonants occurring in African languages, as Hottentot and Zulu, formed by separating the articulatory organs after or with sucking in of breath, all other consonants involving emission of breath. The varieties are guttural, palatal, and dental, of which the two last sound not very unlike English tch. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  40. See Ratchet. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  41. n. A small sharp sound; —a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel. Cabinet Dictionary

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