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joystick in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjoystickjoy‧stick /ˈdʒɔɪˌstɪk/ noun [countable]  TTAan upright handle that you use to control something such as an aircraft or a computer game
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joystickAt the bottom is a thumb-operated, miniature joystick flanked by two buttons.Control of the ship can be handled by mouse, joystick or keyboard.The puzzle supports mouse, joystick or keyboard and has four levels of difficulty, giving hours of fun for all ages.Keyboard or joystick are your choices of control.As soon as he saw the horizon, Jack centralised the joystick and rudder, getting back to level flight.Trouble is, the joystick response and running speed makes Lucy's clapped out Fiat look positively lightning-paced!Waggle the joystick like mad to move the bird upwards, get off and work your way up to the ghost.