- Informal. the control stick of an airplane, tank, or other vehicle.
- Computers. a lever resembling this, used to control movement of a cursor or other graphic element for video games and computer graphics.Compare mouse(def 4), stylus(def 3).
- any leverlike switch for controlling, manipulating, guiding, or the like.
- informal the control stick of an aircraft or of any of various machines
- computing a lever by means of which the display on a screen may be controlled used esp for games, flight simulators, etc