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game paddleAn input device that moves the screen cursor in a back-and-forth motion. Used to hit balls and steer objects in a video game, the paddle contains a dial and one or more buttons for firing. The paddle was popularized in Atari's Pong game in the 1970s. See joystick and Atari.