Meaning – The word click refers to the process of pressing and releasing a button on a pointing device without moving the pointeroff the object or choice. Usually, the click is performed with a mouse, and while the more conventional mouse devices feature two buttons, the three button variants are getting a lot more popular.
On a mouse, there are three main gestures – The left click, right click and the middle click. Each of these clicks perform certain tasks that affect the window that is being interacted with.
Other input devices like joysticks, also feature click functions, but the applications are different and sometimes, very specific.