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Now I'm at the point where I can bring the cursor just about anywhere.
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Meaning of "cursor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CURSOR

cursor  [ˈkɜːsə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURSOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cursor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CURSOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cursor in the English dictionary

The definition of cursor in the dictionary is the sliding part of a measuring instrument, esp a transparent sliding square on a slide rule. Other definition of cursor is any of various means, typically a flashing bar or underline, of identifying a particular position on a computer screen, such as the insertion point for text.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CURSOR


amercer
əˈmɜːsə
asperser
əˈspɜːsə
bursa
ˈbɜːsə
bursar
ˈbɜːsə
coercer
kəʊˈɜːsə
converser
kənˈvɜːsə
curser
ˈkɜːsə
disburser
dɪsˈbɜːsə
disperser
dɪsˈpɜːsə
immerser
ɪˈmɜːsə
mercer
ˈmɜːsə
nurser
ˈnɜːsə
precursor
prɪˈkɜːsə
purser
ˈpɜːsə
reimburser
ˌriːɪmˈbɜːsə
reverser
rɪˈvɜːsə
traverser
trəˈvɜːsə
ursa
ˈɜːsə
verser
ˈvɜːsə
worser
ˈwɜːsə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURSOR

cursed
cursedly
cursedness
curselarie
curser
curses
cursing
cursitor
cursitory
cursive
cursively
cursiveness
cursorary
cursorial
cursorily
cursoriness
cursory
curst
curstness
cursus

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURSOR

advisor
assessor
assistant professor
associate professor
compressor
corporate sponsor
Duke of Windsor
endorsor
indorsor
oppressor
predecessor
processor
professor
sensor
sponsor
successor
supervisor
televisor
visor
Windsor

Synonyms and antonyms of cursor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cursor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CURSOR

Find out the translation of cursor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cursor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cursor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

游标
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cursor
570 millions of speakers

English

cursor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कर्सर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُؤَشِّر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

указатель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cursor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কার্সার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

curseur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kursor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Cursor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カーソル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

커서
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kursor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con trỏ trên màn hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கர்சர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्सर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kürsör
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cursore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kursor
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

курсор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cursor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κέρσορας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wyser
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

markör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

markør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cursor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURSOR»

The term «cursor» is very widely used and occupies the 16.268 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURSOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cursor

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QUOTES WITH «CURSOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cursor.
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Matt Nagle
Now I'm at the point where I can bring the cursor just about anywhere.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURSOR»

Discover the use of cursor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cursor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cursor's Fury
Power-hungry Kalare has rebelled against Alera’s aging First Lord, Gaius Sextus.
Jim Butcher, 2009
2
The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi
Roger R. Fowler, Sarah M. Horrall.
Roger R. Fowler, Sarah M. Horrall, 1990
3
PostgreSQL: A Comprehensive Guide to Building, Programming, ...
In this block, I've declared two cursors and one cursor reference. One of the cursors returns rows from the rentals table, and the other returns rows from the tapes table. At line 9, the next_rental cursor opens. At line 10, I give a value to the  ...
Korry Douglas, Susan Douglas, 2003
4
Blinking Cursor
Samantha Rose. Blinking Cursor Literary Magazine Edited by Samantha Rose Cover art by Jim Fuess ISBN 978-1-4092-9173-2 http://blinkingcursormag. wordpress.com All rights reserved, including the right to.
Samantha Rose, 2009
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Oracle PL/SQL Programming
Database columns cannot store cursor variable values. You will not be able to use REF CURSOR types to specify column types in CREATE TABLE statements. • The elements in a nested table, associative array, or VARRAY cannot store the  ...
Steven Feuerstein, Bill Pribyl, 2014
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Transact-SQL Programming: Covers Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 ...
The catch of cursor processing is a severe performance penalty compared to set processing. For this reason, a good rule of thumb is to avoid cursors in your programs as much as possible. But we do not suggest that you remove them from  ...
Kevin Kline, Lee Gould, Andrew Zanevsky, 1999
7
Borland C++ Builder 6 Developer's Guide
Cursor Location A cursor is basically the current state of the dataset — which record is current, the means by which insertions and deletions are performed, and so on. The ADO components enable you to have a cursor on the client- or the ...
Bob Swart, 2003
8
SQL Server 2005 T-SQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach
There are several options that can impact whether or not the cursor data can be updated, and whether or not you can move backwards and forwards within the rows populated within the cursor. Table 9-2 briefly describes the available options: ...
Joseph Sack, 2005
9
Talking Games: An Empirical Study of Speech-based Cursor ...
David Thornton. Figure 3.12: Subject ratings for NameTags and grid cursor. NameTags shown in blue, grid cursor in red. Figure 3.13: ”Easy to control” ratings for NameTags based on. 43.
David Thornton, 2008
10
Cursor Mundi (The Cursor O the World): Lines 1-4918 of text, ...
Richard Morris. 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN LAUD MS. [Laud MS. 416, leaf 65 { old paging Cxvj.), the only leaf left .] Calendarium de Cursor mundi. [The 1st Âge of the World, p. 24.] IT If1 ye wiH here of1 the trenyte dere // And of1 f8 makyng of1 ...
Richard Morris, 1878

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURSOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cursor is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ask Nick: Facebook controls cursor in background
My PC is Windows 7. Last Tuesday night, when using Facebook, there is an arrow and an hour glass loading icon next to each other. It is there ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Excel's best tricks: How to make a calendar
Highlight Columns A through G, then roll your cursor down to extend the highlight through Row 7, making the range A1 through G7. From the ... «PCWorld, Jul 15»
3
8 Best Paid iPhone Apps On Sale for Free Today Only
Control your cursor from the spacebar with Cursor Control. Make Fleksy easier to reach on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with One-Handed ... «BGR, Jul 15»
4
Has Wimbledon Served Fans a Website With UX Issues?
Instead, the page scroll is incredibly long; On secondary pages, the close proximity of the two footers results in the cursor showing the bottom ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
5
San Fermin: Pamplona's bullfighting fiesta is a strangely fascinating …
... “running of the bulls”, which takes place every morning at 8am across the eight main days of the fiesta (July 6 is a pre-cursor to the event). «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Eye-tracking is seriously cool but there are major drawbacks
... supported and what the eye-tracker does in each as it varies (in Son of Nor it's more like a cursor for aiming rather than for moving a camera). «PC Advisor, Jul 15»
7
A Mismatch Between Need and Affluence
Put your cursor over a county on the interactive map to see its opportunity index and giving ratio scores. (Data is unavailable from several counties in Texas and ... «Chronicle of Philanthropy, Jul 15»
8
GTA Online: Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 Update: Full Changelog For …
Fixed an issue with corrupted replay clips when moving the cursor between different tracks in the Rockstar Editor. Fixed an issue with the ... «GearNuke, Jul 15»
9
Best Towns 2015: The Road Trip
Tap or place your cursor over each of the towns and a box will appear with highlights from each place. Click to go to the interactive map. «Outside Magazine, Jul 15»
10
Meet landmine-detecting rats called 'Vincent Kompany' and 'Romelu …
Later in the training he learns to associate a click sound with the detection of TNT which is a pre-cursor to them finding real landmines and UXO ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»

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