[mou-zer] /ˈmaʊ zər/
an animal that catches :
Our cat is a good mouser.
a person or thing that seeks or prowls, as if for prey.
a cat or other animal that is used to catch mice: usually qualified: a good mouser
“cat that hunts mice,” c.1400, agent noun from mouse (v.).
/ˈmaʊsˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various N temperate ranunculaceous plants of the genus Myosurus, esp M. minimus, with tail-like flower spikes
- Mouse-tooth forceps
mouse-tooth forceps n. A forceps with one or two fine teeth at the tip of each blade that mesh with the tooth or teeth on the opposite blade.
- Mouse trails
operating system A feature (usually of Graphical User Interfaces) which causes the mouse pointer to leave a trail across the screen. This is done by keeping track of the last eight or so (maybe configurable) pointer positions, and only erasing the oldest. This means that at any time, there may be up to eight pointers […]
- Mousetrap word
noun a misleading word Word Origin based on a mousetrap deceiving a mouse