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Meaning of JOYSTICK

Pronunciation:  'joystik

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A device consisting of a hand held stick that pivots about one end and transmits its angle in two dimensions to a computer. Joysticks are often used to control games, and usually have one or more push-buttons whose state can also be read by the computer. Most I/O interface cards for ibm pcs have a joystick (game control) port.

 

 

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