Click
Click Click, n. [Cf. 4th {Click}, and OF. clique latch.] 1. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of {Ratched wheel}. [1913 Webster]

2. The latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • click — click …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • click — click; click·ety clack; click·less; click·er; click·et; click·able; …   English syllables

  • Click — Click, v. t. 1. To move with the sound of a click. [1913 Webster] She clicked back the bolt which held the window sash. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • click — [klik] n. [echoic, but assoc. with ME clike, a locking latch (< OFr clique) & cliken, to chatter (< OFr cliquer)] 1. a slight, sharp sound like that of a door latch snapping into place 2. a mechanical device, as a catch or pawl, that clicks …   English World dictionary

  • click — ► NOUN 1) a short, sharp sound as of two hard objects coming smartly into contact. 2) Computing an act of pressing one of the buttons on a mouse. ► VERB 1) make or cause to make a click. 2) move or become secured with a click. 3) Computing press… …   English terms dictionary

  • Click — Click, n. 1. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol. [1913 Webster] 2. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Click — Click, v. t. [OE. kleken, clichen. Cf. {Clutch}.] To snatch. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Click — (kl[i^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clicked} (kl[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clicking}.] [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. {See Clack}, and cf. {Clink}, {Clique}.] To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • click — [n/v1] metallic sound bang, beat, clack, snap, tick; concepts 65,595 click [v2] fall into place become clear, be compatible, be on same wavelength*, come off*, feel a rapport*, get on*, go, go off well*, go over, hit it off*, make a hit*, make… …   New thesaurus

  • click — index comport (agree with) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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