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cursors, plural;
  1. A movable indicator on a computer screen identifying the point that will be affected by input from the user, for example showing where typed text will be inserted

  2. The transparent slide engraved with a hairline that is part of a slide rule and is used for marking a point on the rule while bringing a point on the central sliding portion up to it


  1. (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
  2. In computing, a cursor is an indicator used to show the position on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device. The flashing text cursor may be referred to as a caret in some cases. ...
  3. In database packages, a cursor comprises a control structure for the successive (and potential processing) of records in a result set.
  4. CURSOR - Programs for PET Computers was the name of an early computer-based "magazine" that was distributed on cassette from 1978 and into the early 1980s. ...
  5. The slide rule, also known colloquially as a slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer. The slide rule is used primarily for multiplication and division, and also for functions such as roots, logarithms and trigonometry, but is not normally used for addition or subtraction.
  6. On a typewriter, the cursor is a vertical line indicating the position at which the next character will be printed.
  7. A part of any of several scientific instruments that moves back and forth to indicate a position; A moving icon or other representation of the position of the pointing device; An indicator, often a blinking line or bar, indicating where the next insertion or other edit will take place. ...
  8. The pointer, usually arrow or cross shaped, which is controlled by the mouse.
  9. A block, underline character, arrow, or other symbol used on a display screen to indicate a particular location on the screen.
  10. The representation of the mouse on the screen. It may take many different shapes. Example: I-beam, arrow pointer, and hand.
  11. A moving position-indicator displayed on a computer monitor that shows a computer operator where the next action or operation will take place.
  12. The pointer which appears on screen and is controlled by a pointing device, such as a mouse. The cursor usually has the shape of an arrow, but can also take other shapes: e.g. an I-beam in a document, an hourglass whilst an operation is under way, or the graphic image of a hand over a Hyperlink. ...
  13. Position indicator frequently employed in terminals or workstations to indicate where a character is to be corrected or data is to be entered.
  14. A graphical image that shows you where text will appear on the screen when you press keys, or where you can make a selection.
  15. A blinking symbol on the screen that shows where data may be entered next.
  16. An on–screen marker that you can align with a waveform to make more accurate measurements.
  17. a flashing rectangle or line on the screen that shows exactly where the user is working.
  18. A point of attention on the computer screen, often marked with a flashing line or block. Text typed into the computer will usually appear at the cursor.
  19. A highlight appearing in a data field that indicates you can modify this field, on a dot plot, a crosshair for drawing a polygon gate, on histograms: a line separating regions on single parameter histograms that are treated statistically separate. See marker.
  20. A user expressing an opinion after quitting the editor without saving.
  21. A symbol (usually a vertical line or I-bar) which shows where your typing will appear on the screen
  22. An object returned by the Query method. The cursor contains methods that iterate over a set of soup entries meeting the criteria specified in the query. ...
  23. The place on a computer screen which is currently active and will display the computer's response to characters typed from the keyboard. ...
  24. A cursor is the visible shape of the pointer on a screen. It consists of a hotspot, a source bitmap, a shape bitmap, and a pair of colors. The cursor defined for a window controls the visible appearance when the pointer is in that window.
  25. The pointer on the screen whose position you control by moving a mouse or other input device.