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noun 
  1. A brief, sharp, not particularly loud, relatively high-pitched sound produced by the impact something small and hard against something hard, such as by the operation of a switch, a lock or a latch, or a finger pressed against the thumb and then released to strike the hand.
I turned the key, the lock gave a and the door opened.
a of one"s fingers
  1. (context, phonetics) An ingressive sound made by coarticulate, coarticulating a velar or uvular closure with another closure.
  2. Sound made by a dolphin.
  3. The act of operating a switch, etc., so that it clicks.
  4. The act of pressing a button on a computer mouse.
  5. (slang) A kilometre.
The term is used in countries that have adopted the metric system. In USA, it is commonly used in war and science fiction films; for example, the target is 5 clicks north.
  1. The term used to show approval, acceptance, or general agreement.
Translations: 
  • French: clic
  • Dutch: klikken
  • German: Klick , Mausklick
verb 
  1. (transitive) To operate (a switch, etc) so that it makes a click.
  2. (transitive) To press and release (a button on a computer mouse).
  1. (transitive) To select a software item using, usually, but not always, the pressing of a mouse button.
    1. (transitive) To cause to make a click.
    2. (intransitive) To emit a click.
    He bent his fingers back until the joints clicked.
    1. (intransitive) To click the left button of a computer mouse while pointing.
    Click here to go to the next page.
    1. (intransitive) To make sense suddenly.
    Then it clicked - I had been going the wrong way all that time.
    1. (intransitive) To get on well at a first meeting.
    When we met at the party, we just clicked and we"ve been best friends ever since.
Translations: 
  • French: cliquer (on: sur)
  • German: klicken, (click on: anklicken)
  • Italian: cliccare (on: su)
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: cliquear, hacer clic
Etymology: Imitative of the "click" sound; first recorded in the 1500s.


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