optical mouse

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optical mouse
 
n
computing a type of computer mouse that uses light-emitting and -sensing devices to detect where it is

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optical mouse definition

hardware
Any kind of mouse that uses visible light or infrared to detect changes in its position.
(1999-07-21)

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