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DEFINITION: In computers, a joystick is a cursor control device used in computer games and assistive technology. The joystick, which got its name from the control stick used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane, is a hand-held lever thatpivots on one end and transmits its coordinates to a computer. It often has one or more push-buttons, called switches, whose position can also beread  … 
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JOYSTICKS DEFINITION (continued): … In computers, a joystick is a cursor control device used in computer games and assistive technology. The joystick, which got its name from the control stick used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane, is a hand-held lever thatpivots on one end and transmits its coordinates to a computer. It often has one or more push-buttons, called switches, whose position can also beread by the computer.
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