joystick

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

joy +‎ stick

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

joystick (plural joysticks)

  1. A mechanical device consisting of a handgrip mounted on a base or pedestal and typically having one or more buttons, used to control an aircraft, computer or other equipment.
    • 1989, Microtimes (volume 6, page 140)
      If games are your life, the choice of a joystick is desperately important.
  2. (slang) A penis.

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Verb[edit]

joystick (third-person singular simple present joysticks, present participle joysticking, simple past and past participle joysticked)

  1. (rare) To manoeuvre by means of a joystick.
    • 2006, Sid Davis, Home makeovers that sell
      Marketing your home isn't as difficult as joysticking a Mars rover through a crater, despite what many people believe.
    • 2007, Gerhard Lakemeyer, Elizabeth Sklar, Domenico G Sorrenti, Tomoichi Takahashi, RoboCup 2006: Robot Soccer World Cup X
      Therefore, part of the errors in the localization results is due to the problem of joysticking the robot exactly onto the marked positions.
    • 2007, Gaurav Suhas Sukhatme, Stefan Schaal, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter Fox, Robotics: Science and Systems II
      It can run in autonomous mode or be manually joysticked using a radio controller.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

English

Noun[edit]

joystick m (invariable)

  1. joystick (device)