from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Computer Science A flat pad, as of specially coated foam rubber, designed to provide an optimum surface on which to use a mouse.
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- n. A pad, with an enhanced surface to assist the operation of a display pointer.
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- n. a small portable pad that provides traction for the ball of a computer mouse
mouse + pad (Wiktionary)