how to pronounce cursor


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cursor is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cursor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my cursor on here what is the medical …”

meanings of cursor


  1. A design pattern in object oriented methodology in which a collection is iterated uniformly.
  2. An indicator, often a blinking line or bar, indicating where the next insertion or other edit will take place.
  3. A moving icon or other representation of the position of the pointing device.
  4. A reference to a row of data in a table, which moves from row to row as data is retrieved by way of it.
  5. A part of any of several scientific instruments that moves back and forth to indicate a position.


  1. To navigate by means of the cursor keys.

cursor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cursor occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cursor can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cursor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to cursor


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