Found 2 items, similar to Click.
English → English
n 1: a short light metallic sound [syn: chink
2: depression of a button on a computer mouse; “a click on the
right button for example”
[syn: mouse click
3: a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth
(as in Bantu) [syn: suction stop
4: a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a
wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward [syn: pawl
v 1: move or strike with a noise; “he clicked on the light”
arm was snapped forward”
2: make a clicking or ticking sound; “The clock ticked away”
3: click repeatedly or uncontrollably; “Chattering teeth”
4: cause to make a snapping sound; “snap your fingers”
5: produce a click; “Xhosa speakers click”
6: make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens [syn: cluck
7: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; “It
dawned on him that she had betrayed him”
; “she was
penetrated with sorrow”
[syn: get through
, come home
, get across
, sink in
, fall into place
English → English
, 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
2. The latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.]
, v. t.
1. To move with the sound of a click.
She clicked back the bolt which held the window
2. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking
together, or against something.
[Jove] clicked all his marble thumbs. --Ben Jonson.
When merry milkmaids click the latch. --Tennyson.
1. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a
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 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.
, v. t. [OE. kleken, clichen. Cf. Clutch
To snatch. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
(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.
To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such
noises), as by gentle striking; to tick.
The varnished clock that clicked behind the door.