What does click mean?

Definitions for click
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chink, click, clinknoun

    a short light metallic sound

  2. suction stop, clicknoun

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

  3. pawl, detent, click, dognoun

    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 clickverb

    depression of a button on a computer mouse

    "a click on the right button for example"

  5. snap, clickverb

    move or strike with a noise

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

  6. click, tickverb

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

  7. chatter, clickverb

    click repeatedly or uncontrollably

    "Chattering teeth"

  8. snap, click, flickverb

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

  9. clickverb

    produce a click

    "Xhosa speakers click"

  10. cluck, click, clackverb

    make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

  11. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into placeverb

    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. Clickverb

    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. Clickverb

    to move with the sound of a click

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

  3. Clickverb

    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. Clicknoun

    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. Clicknoun

    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. Clickverb

    to snatch

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

  7. Clicknoun

    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. Clicknoun

    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. Michael Jordan:

    But you have to realize that the reason why I was treating Michael Jordan like that is because I needed Michael Jordan to be tough in the playoffs and were facing the Indianas and Miamis and New Yorks in the Eastern Conference. Michael Jordan needed to be tough and I needed to know that I could count on Michael Jordan. And those are the kind of things where people see me acting the way I acted in practice, theyre not going to understand it. I said to Michael Jordan, Thats great because this is an opportunity. We have 10 hours here to peel back the onion and have you articulate all the things you just articulated to me. EX-NBA CHAMPION RECALLS RUBBING MICHAEL JORDAN FOR GOOD LUCK BEFORE GAME : I THOUGHT IT WAS AWKWARD Jordan said in one of the episodes that winning has a price, according to The Athletic. He said if a certain standard wasnt being met by one of his teammates, he would step in and explain to the person what was going on And leadership has a price, Michael Jordan reportedly says. So I pulled people along when they didnt want to be pulled. I challenged people when they didnt want to be challenged. And I earned that right because my teammates who came after me didnt endure all the things that I endured. Once you joined the team, you lived at a certain standard that I played the game. And I wasnt going to take any less. Now, if that means I had to go in there and get in your ass a little bit, then I did that. You ask all my teammates. The one thing about Michael Jordan was Michael Jordan never asked me to do something that Michael Jordan didnt fking do. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Michael Jordan said people may perceive Michael Jordan as a tyrant but thats because nobody has had as much sustainable success as Michael Jordan did. Look, I dont have to do this.

  2. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  3. Vic Berger:

    If a sensational headline is out there people will click on it and people don't care if it's true or not. I was surprised there wasn't more research done.

  4. Charlotte Slaiman:

    The data that Google has been able to build out over these many years, from click and query data, from users doing searches and clicking, that's a big part of what has allowed their predictions of what users will click on to be so accurate, so I think that is also something that might need to be targeted.

  5. 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.

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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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    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    • A. tight
    • B. occasional
    • C. abrupt
    • D. brilliant

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