A pointing device (unlike a mouse in design, but serving the same purpose) which works via sensors in contact with the user’s skin. The sensors are built into a plastic base which fits on one finger and which is similar in shape to a finger cast.
The principle of operation is presumably myoelectric, not psionic, contrary to what the name implies.
As of the time of writing (1996), mind mice are not accurate enough to be anything but novelties.
[min-dawr-oh, -dohr-oh; Spanish meen-daw-raw] /mɪnˈdɔr oʊ, -ˈdoʊr oʊ; Spanish minˈdɔ rɔ/ noun 1. a central island of the Philippines. 3922 sq. mi. (10,158 sq. km). /mɪnˈdɔːrəʊ/ noun 1. a mountainous island in the central Philippines, south of Luzon. Pop: 1 062 000 (2000 est). Area: 9736 sq km (3759 sq miles)
- Mind out
verb 1. (intransitive, adverb) (Brit) to be careful or pay attention
- Mind over matter
Willpower can overcome physical obstacles, as in Margaret was determined to go to the wedding even on crutches—mind over matter. This idea was already expressed by Virgil in the Aeneid (c. 19 b.c.) as Mens agitat molem, “Mind moves matter,” and it appeared in various forms in English by 1700.
[mahynd-pop] /ˈmaɪndˌpɒp/ noun, Psychology Informal. 1. a word, phrase, image, or sound that comes into the mind suddenly and involuntarily and is usually related to a recent experience.