Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.
Hover over an area with your cursor to see the distance between where you are and the nearest clinic.
Do a video search and you instantly get a giant page of thumbnails—roll the cursor over one and it starts playing right there.
computer sense is 1967 extension of name for the sliding part of a slide rule or other instrument (1590s), earlier "a running messenger" (c.1300), from Latin cursor "runner," also "errand-boy," from curs-, past participle stem of currere "to run" (see current (adj.)).