Meaning of MOUSE in English

MOUSE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

as quiet as a mouse (= very quiet )

I’ll be as quiet as a mouse .

Mickey Mouse

The charity has been described as a Mickey Mouse operation.

mouse mat

mouse miles

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

dead

What is it about vacuum flasks that makes every drink taste like there's a chunk of dead mouse at the bottom?

I imagined dead mice and old wires curled recklessly in the walls, rusty pipes among antique fixtures.

The desk arrived at his county office with a dead mouse in one drawer.

Nobody ever said it about dead mice .

But when the researchers analyzed the brains of the dead mice , they found that fewer than half harbored prions.

human

This study exemplifies the combined use of human and mouse genetics to dissect human genetic diseases involving multiple genes and complex phenotypes.

As similar as mouse brains are to human brains, mice are not men.

The human and mouse eggs are about one tenth of a millimetre in diameter and are just visible to the naked eye.

little

It's not very safe for you here, little mouse .

All that money spent on fees, and for what, a poor wet little mouse .

The little mice ... took notice of the pattern of that wonderful coat.

Dorothy came to meet them and thanked the little mice warmly for saving her companion from death.

The little mouse which had run so fast and so far would now sit still in its corner.

She saw the little mouse lying dead in its corner covered in dust.

mutant

At least one and usually two or more wild-type or heterozygous littermates were analysed in parallel with the mutant mice .

Using virus vectors, Woo successfully inserted normal mouse genes for phenylalanine hydroxylase into cultured liver cells from the mutant mouse.

quiet

In fact she was as quiet as a mouse and Ruth hardly knew she was there.

Here, they are quiet as mice throughout Act 1 and are not heard to applaud at the end.

right

Pointing at the object and pressing the right mouse button displays each object's properties.

Use your trusty right mouse button to click on it, which will bring up a properties sheet.

Object properties, once set, can be redefined simply by re-clicking the right mouse button.

In Windows 95, the right mouse button: A.. Fires missiles.

Some will let you create a new entry by just right clicking your mouse when the sender's email is open.

Show Menu Move mouse over molecule, click and hold RIGHT mouse button.

To change their properties you click on the right mouse button.

Click on the printer icon with the right mouse button.

transgenic

The transgenic mouse lines also provide a source for future studies on early developmental stages of the immune system.

Supermouse is known as a transgenic mouse .

Transgene copy number and expression in Ea transgenic mouse lines.

This indicates that the transcriptional activity of the transgenic mice is not reflected in the methylation state of the transgenes.

All Ea d transgenic mice lines were healthy and transmitted the Ea d transgene to their offspring.

Reforming of DNase I hypersensitive sites in Long 12 transgenic mice in a copy number dependent fashion.

These transgenic mice are also of use in more classical immunological studies.

Two transgenic mice were obtained of which only the one carrying two copies of the gene could be established as a line.

white

On the table was a cage with two white mice clinging to the top.

The most outrageous examples involve force-feeding massive doses of sugar substitutes to white laboratory mice , who eventually grew tumors.

He bet he hadn't got any white mice either.

There was a cage on the dresser with white mice running around inside.

■ NOUN

button

Pointing at the object and pressing the right mouse button displays each object's properties.

Use your trusty right mouse button to click on it, which will bring up a properties sheet.

Double-click - A mouse procedure where the left-hand mouse button is pressed twice in quick succession.

Then there was the mouse button war.

Object properties, once set, can be redefined simply by re-clicking the right mouse button .

The right-side mouse button is one such key to using Windows 95.

Mass Downloader is particularly nice, as it integrates into your mouse button menu.

But debates about mouse buttons are impassioned and urgent.

click

A single mouse click would simply highlight the item.

Modify your computer so menus and desktop put your stationery, programs and favorite Web destination a mouse click away.

Anyone can access a large number of atomic databases on the Internet with a mouse click .

That will cost you 10 minutes and umpteen keystrokes and mouse clicks .

Move back to the Program Manager, highlight the Legato icon with a single mouse click , and press the Delete key.

A mouse click on a menu item would do it.

embryo

It is quite convenient to simplify the problem, and instead of thinking about sea-urchin or mouse embryos , to think about flags.

A quite different way of creating a chimaera is to fuse two early mouse embryos .

Two cell lineage markers have been applied recently to the pre-implantation mouse embryo .

It is possible to rearrange the cells of the early mouse embryo in numerous combinations and normal development will still occur.

field

But there was nothing in the emptiness, not even a field mouse .

The field mouse: Made Thumbelina an unwilling guest.

Finally, in the dead of winter, she encountered a field mouse , who invited her into his den.

The bedding was shredded by field mice .

In the meantime, the field mouse prepared Thumbelina for her marriage to the mole.

game

For the rest of the hunting season, the saboteurs will play a cat and mouse game with the huntsmen.

The shooting was just the latest tragedy in a cat-and-mouse game played since 1959.

You don't have to play these cat and mouse games with your clockwork soldiers.

Its a cat and mouse game .

pointer

This is done by clicking the mouse pointer either on the top right-hand upward pointing arrow or the extreme top left-hand dash.

In essence, this makes the mouse pointer disappear disconcertingly when the pointer is moved on the pad.

The screen tip will appear at the mouse pointer later when you hold your mouse over the image.

Simply clicking on the Koopa with the mouse pointer before he gets away will trip him up.

Position the mouse pointer within either window area and click.

The text is entered directly from the keyboard having first selected its position between the staves with the mouse pointer .

The mouse pointer can be used to place the text cursor anywhere on the document and also to activate menus and commands.

Does the mouse pointer still work even if the keyboard doesn't?

■ VERB

catch

For a big man, he always seemed to move so silently, like a cat hoping to catch a mouse .

Need to know how to catch a mouse ?

In the wild, a barn owl would take refuge in a barn and would probably manage to catch mice there.

He purred like a cat that had just caught a mouse .

One by one I caught the mice in the six traps I set every night.

hold

The screen tip will appear at the mouse pointer later when you hold your mouse over the image.

Step 1: While holding down the left mouse button, slide the mouse over the text you wish to capture.

Zoom Control Move mouse over the molecule, hold Shift key, click and hold mouse button and drag.

Show Menu Move mouse over molecule, click and hold mouse button and wait.

Here, computer-illiterate small-time capitalists can commit gaffes, like holding the mouse upside down, without being seen.

Move the magnified area up by holding down the mouse button on the up arrow and stop at row 39.

inject

Chain and Heatley injected streptococci into mice and then treated some of the mice with penicillin.

When the scientists injected the fat mice with leptin, they became skinny minnies.

Twenty one days post-infection, flies were dissected and infected salivary glands were injected into mice .

When material from the brains of these mice was injected into other mice and hamsters, it eventually killed them.

Moreover, it was not harmful when it was injected into mice .

move

Staff are more worried about moving than mice .

The realistic freedom this gives you is unparalleled, although it takes a while to master walking by moving the mouse .

play

For the rest of the hunting season, the saboteurs will play a cat and mouse game with the huntsmen.

You don't have to play these cat and mouse games with your clockwork soldiers.

They played cat and mouse with the Bay, now scrambling for the outside, now sneaking back in.

show

A cat showing a mouse a bit of cheese to see what reaction he could get.

The preference shown by the C57BLVCrgI mice was internally generated.

The first slide showed a normal-size mouse eating a balanced diet of lab food pellets.

The second slide showed a mouse that had ballooned into something out of a horror movie.

use

It is also advantageous, although not absolutely necessary, to use a mouse .

Computer users need to be trained and equipped to use mice correctly.

Incidentally the Amstrad mouse driver is only MOUSE.COM and don't try using other mouse drivers because they definitely don't work.

For example, players who use three-button mice with the game can use one of the buttons to look up or down.

After this you can use the mouse to highlight the formula.

Thousands of kids have used the computer mouse to click on objects on the computer screen and watch them move.

For: Easy note entry by using a mouse .

I realized that when you used the mouse , they were pointing.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

play (a game of) cat and mouse (with sb)

For the rest of the hunting season, the saboteurs will play a cat and mouse game with the huntsmen.

They played cat and mouse with the Bay, now scrambling for the outside, now sneaking back in.

the click of a mouse

As you go through the process, a summary of where you stand is available at the click of a mouse.

At the click of a mouse, you can search out a book in just a few seconds.

Furthermore, they are unlikely to find their complete family history ready to be downloaded at the click of a mouse.

If you can connect to the world with the click of a mouse, is everyone a neighbor?

Thus, once text could be copied at the click of a mouse, the traditional publishing industry would face trouble.

when the cat's away (the mice will play)

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a field mouse

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A mouse click on a menu item would do it.

Bill Atkinson quickly hacked a driver program that allowed the mouse to move a cursor on the computer screen.

Heatley stayed until 3.30 a.m., when all of the untreated mice had died.

It was the mouse that roared, even if the mouse happens to weigh 286 pounds.

The mouse controls a fly swatter.

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