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Definition of Click

Click

  1. To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick.
  2. To move with the sound of a click.
  3. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something.
  4. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol.
  5. 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.
  6. To snatch.
  7. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel.
  8. The latch of a door.

Click Quotations

Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it's digital cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more explicit rules - not just for governments but for private companies.
Bill Gates

Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter.
Ansel Adams

Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.
Sergey Brin

First was the mouse. The second was the click wheel. And now, we're going to bring multi-touch to the market. And each of these revolutionary interfaces has made possible a revolutionary product - the Mac, the iPod and now the iPhone.
Steve Jobs

Social engineering is using deception, manipulation and influence to convince a human who has access to a computer system to do something, like click on an attachment in an e-mail.
Kevin Mitnick
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Click Translations

click in Afrikaans is klik
click in Dutch is klikken, klakken, kletteren, klappen
click in French is se fermer rapidement, claquer
click in German is Klick, zuschnappen
click in Portuguese is clique
click in Swedish is klicka
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