What does click mean?

Definitions for click
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word click.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chink, click, clink(noun)

    a short light metallic sound

  2. suction stop, click(noun)

    a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)

  3. pawl, detent, click, dog(noun)

    a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

  4. click, mouse click(verb)

    depression of a button on a computer mouse

    "a click on the right button for example"

  5. snap, click(verb)

    move or strike with a noise

    "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"

  6. click, tick(verb)

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

  7. chatter, click(verb)

    click repeatedly or uncontrollably

    "Chattering teeth"

  8. snap, click, flick(verb)

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

  9. click(verb)

    produce a click

    "Xhosa speakers click"

  10. cluck, click, clack(verb)

    make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

  11. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place(verb)

    become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

    "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Click(verb)

    to make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  2. Click(verb)

    to move with the sound of a click

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  3. Click(verb)

    to cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  4. Click(noun)

    a slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  5. Click(noun)

    a kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  6. Click(verb)

    to snatch

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  7. Click(noun)

    a detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

  8. Click(noun)

    the latch of a door

    Etymology: [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]

Freebase

  1. Click

    Click is a 2006 American comedy drama film directed by Frank Coraci, and written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, and starring Sandler, Kate Beckinsale and Christopher Walken. Sandler played an overworked architect who neglects his family and misses most of his life when he receives a remote control device that enables him to skip over unpleasant events. Filming began in late 2005 and was finished by early 2006. The film was released in North America on June 23, 2006 by Columbia Pictures. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Makeup.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Click

    klik, n. a short, sharp clack or sound: anything that makes such a sound, as a small piece of iron falling into a notched wheel: a latch for a gate.—v.i. to make a light, sharp sound.—ns. Click′-clack, a continuous clicking noise; Click′er, the compositor who distributes the copy among a companionship of printers, makes up pages, &c.: one who cuts up leather for the uppers and soles of boots and shoes; Click′ing, the action of the verb. [Dim. of Clack.]

Editors Contribution

  1. click

    To touch using a computer mouse.

    They did click on the website with the computer mouse.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of click in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of click in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of click in a Sentence

  1. Alido Di Diovanni:

    You can have 360 (degree) video streams all round the world, operators can send feeds, for instance, from sporting events, from museums, restaurants, and so forth, users could connect to those VR streams and as they connect to them they can engage users within that space, and they can engage users who maybe don't have to have off-the-shelf phones. So a user may have got a phone from an operator that supports standard based video calling. You'd see a user net VR space and you'd be able to click on them and actually initiate a video call with that user overlaid on a 360 stream.

  2. Jordan Taylor:

    Kamui Kobayashi, once a Formula 1 driver and member of Taylors winning team last year, was spectacular and the Japanese driver closed the final three hours to beat No. 77 Mazda Team Joest by more than a minute. The Cadillac was the only car on the lead lap for long stretches of the race. Jordan Taylor, who finished fourth in the Le Mans class, couldnt even remember the last time a Wayne Taylor Racing car won a race without a Taylor in the cockpit. Jordan Taylor first guessed 2004, then amended Jordan Taylor answer to 2008. I think since 2013 we went only one year without finishing on the podium, its an incredible team, an incredible victory, a lot of good guys on the team who are like family. Jordan Taylor stoically watched from the Team Penske pits. I couldnt show too much excitement in our pits, Jordan Taylor said. But very happy for my dad and the whole team. They really deserved it, they were dominant. The race had a record 833 laps, breaking the mark of 808 set two seasons ago. Jordan Taylor now has two wins as a driver one when Jordan Taylor drove for Wayne Taylor Racing and four as a team owner. DragonSpeed USA won the Le Mans Prototype 2 class. BMW Team RLL won the Le Mans class for the second consecutive year. Paul Miller Racing won the GT Daytona Beach class, the slowest but stacked division that had 18 entries including the Aim Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 with Kyle Busch. Kyle Busch was really good in Kyle Busch first endurance race, but the team had its share of struggles with attrition and was never a contender. Still, Kyle Busch said hed be interested in a return to sports car racing, especially if Toyota or Lexus moves up to the prototype class, because hed like a shot at racing for the overall win. Hopefully there is some things that Toyotas got up their sleeve as to what kind of class they want to participate in and what kind of cars they want to run over here in the next few years, Kyle Busch said. I would certainly be, Scott Dixon know, all hands on deck to put my hands up to get ready to go for a DP overall win. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP New regulations reached for 2022 earlier this weekend would make IMSAs prototype class eligible for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, another race Busch could potentially elbow into in the future. Toyota Racing Development President David Wilson said the manufacturer has no current plans to move up in class with Lexus or enter prototypes with Toyota. We are very happy racing in the GTD Series and we intend to continue as we still have races and championships to win, Development President David Wilson said. We would not rule it out in the future, but at the present time we have no plans to participate. Kyle Busch was highly praised by Kyle Busch teammates, as well as team co-owner Jimmy Vasser, who said not one person in the organization had an issue with the temperamental driver. Kyle Busch impressed. I am not sure why we should be impressed. Hes a NASCAR champion. Hes won more NASCAR races in the modern day than anybody, but it takes a lot of confidence and guts to jump into a discipline that hed never really done before and he did it with ease.

  3. Frederick Hubbard:

    Now, the question is, what do we need to do to get them to recover ? said Dr. Frank Ridgleyhead of conservation and research at Zoo Miami. Biologists believe they have the answer. Executives of the Patch of Heaven Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating habitats for wildlife, in February finished building what they claim is the largest bat house in the world in an effort to save Floridas high flyers. Nobody else is doing this kind of work. Not on this scale, said Frederick Hubbard, the sanctuarys executive director. The two-tier structure can house up to 250,000 bats. The University of Florida boasts large bat houses of The University of Florida own.According to the [ UF ] web site, theyre the biggest occupied bat houses in the world, Frederick Hubbard told the Miami Herald. Our bat house is technically bigger. Were trying to get the wording right on that. Frederick Hubbard says the batstend to form colonies, living together and procreating. The new two-tier bat house can hold up to 250,000 total bats. ( Elina Shirazi/Fox News) Theres usually a dominant male, a large male who establishes and claims these coveted kinds of spaces and then he tries to attract females and the females tend to then be attracted to a male who is going to defend the territory and keep a safe space for them, Ridgley said. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Ridgley says the bats are vital to biodiversity and in fact helpful to humans. Theyre cleaning up our skies. Theyre providing all these services and in some parts of the country, you know, bats literally provide billions of dollars of services to the residents, Ridgley said. Ridgley said its hard to know the history of the bats since they were only discovered as a unique species in 2004. There was very little known about this bat just about a decade ago. I mean they only knew of one place where they were roosting and it was a mystery across their whole range here in South Florida. Anything about them, you know, what kind of groups they had, what they need to survive. So there was a lot of intensive study going into answering some of these questions, said Ridgley. Ridgley estimates their population is now only in the hundreds, and technology is helping them to keep track. One device they use, an echo meter, plugs into a cell phone and identifies the type of bat and itslocation based off of sound. They do a type of echolocation and supposedly they have some recorded sounds that theyre going to be able to put up into the bat-house that will attract them, said Frederick Hubbard. Creators claim this bat house at the Patch of Heaven Sanctuary is the largest in the world. Frederick Hubbard said that if their project accomplishes its aim, it may help rewrite the fate of these bats who have lost almost all of their habitat. For now, Frederick Hubbard said they are patiently waiting for the bats to rent out their space. Come home.

  4. Senator Harris:

    >( CNN) In Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Tulsi Gabbard decided to drop her opposition research book right on Kamala Harris. . duval-3 { width :100 % ; position : relative ; border : 1px solid # 979797 ; border-left : none ; border-right : none ; padding : 20px 0 ; box-sizing : border-box ; - webkit-box-sizing : border-box ; - moz-box-sizing : border-box ; margin : auto ; max-width : 660px ; }. duval-3 a { color : # 1a1a1a ; text-decoration : none ; font-size : 0 ; }. duval-3 a : hover { color : #d 9d9d9 ; text-decoration : underline ; - moz-text-decoration-color : #d 9d9d9 ; text-decoration-color : #d 9d9d9 ; }. duval-3 > a > * { vertical-align : top ; display : inline-block ; }. duval-3 > a > div { display : inline-block ; font-size :1.0666667 rem ; width : 80 % ; padding-top : 0px ; padding-left : 2 % ; }. duval-3 > a > img { width : 18 % ; height : auto ; } @media screen and( max-width :640 px) {. duval-3 > a > * { display : block ; margin : auto ; }. duval-3 > a > div { width : 100 % ; }. duval-3 > a > img { width : 50 % ; } } THE POINT -- NOW ON YOUTUBE ! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe ! Amid a broader conversation about criminal justice reform between the California senator and former Vice President Joe Biden, the moderators turned to the Hawaii congresswoman. And she unloaded : but I'm deeply concerned about this record. There are too many examples to cite but Senator Harris put over 1,500 people in jail for marijuana violations and then laughed about it when Senator Harris was asked if Senator Harris ever smoked marijuana.

  5. Maisie Squires:

    My back burnt like this as I was not aware of the heat that was directly on my back and also I have very fair skin, meaning I burn easily, if I had not of [sic] put sun cream on my back, it wouldve been so much worse, she continued. I just hope that people see how dangerous the sun actually is and hopefully my horrific mistake has been a big lesson to most people and also me myself. Squires has shared her story to Facebook, where her post has since gone viral with over 12,000 shares and 20,000 comments as of Saturday afternoon. The girls father, Dean Squires told The Sun that his daughters sunburn was much worse in real life and verifies that his daughter had been wearing sunscreen on the front and back of her body during the unfortunate snorkeling trip. She was wearing sun cream on front and back, hetold the outlet. Ive never seen as bad before. We know teenagers dont listen, but she was wearing cream and was still burnt. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Hopefully itll be a good warning to other people, Dean Squiresadded. Likewise, a spokespersonfor the British Association of Dermatologists recommended that swimmers and snorkelers wear protective clothing when spending long periods of time in the sun as an extra precaution against dangerous UV rays.

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  • kliek, klikAfrikaans
  • щрак, щракане, кликване, щраквам, кликвам, цъкащ звук, цъканеBulgarian
  • clic, clicar, fer clicCatalan, Valencian
  • cvaknout, kliknout, dojít, sednoutCzech
  • klikDanish
  • Schnalzlaut, Klicken, Klick, Mausklick, schnalzenGerman
  • κλικGreek
  • klaki, musklako, klakoEsperanto
  • chasquido, clic, pulsado, clicar, cliquear, hacer clic, aprietoSpanish
  • کلیکPersian
  • synkata, avulsiivi, naksaus, naksahdus, napsautus, klikkaus, naksahtaa, napsauttaa, näpäyttää, naksausäänne, napsahdus, klikata, napsahtaa, naksauttaaFinnish
  • clic, cliquer, déclicFrench
  • cliceáil, gliogáilIrish
  • briog, briogadh, cnag, cliogScottish Gaelic
  • clic, premerGalician
  • הקליקHebrew
  • kattintHungarian
  • կտտացնելArmenian
  • klikIndonesian
  • kliktarIdo
  • cliccare, cliccaItalian
  • クリックJapanese
  • kléckenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ngetengete, pāwhiri, ngotongotoMāori
  • кликнува, клика, шкрап, чкрап, чкрапање, шкрапање, чкрапнување, клик, светнува, штрак, штракањеMacedonian
  • ഞെക്കുകMalayalam
  • ketik, mengklikMalay
  • klikkenDutch
  • pstryk, trzask, klik, kliknąć, klikać, mlask, kliknięciePolish
  • estalido, clique, estalar, apertar, clicar, encaixar, estalo, cair a fichaPortuguese
  • clicare, clic, clicaRomanian
  • щелчок, щёлкнуть, клик, щёлкать, кликнуть, щёлк, дойти, щёлканье, кликать, [[щёлкающий]] [[звук]]Russian
  • klikaSouthern Sotho
  • falla på plats, gå upp ett ljus, klick, klicka, klickningSwedish
  • నొక్కుTelugu
  • tık, tıklamakTurkish
  • nhấn chuột, nhấn, tâm đầu ý hợp, ấn chuột, kích, nhấp, bấm chuột, ấn, lách cách, nhấp chuột, tâm đầu ý hiệp, bấm, tắc lưỡiVietnamese

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. tantamount
    • B. motile
    • C. dicotyledonous
    • D. ostensive

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