General English

General Science

  • noun a number of keys fixed together in some order, used to enter information into a computer or to produce characters on a typewriter


  • noun the part of a computer or other device with keys which are pressed to make letters or figures
  • verb to press the keys on a keyboard to type something


  • A set of keys which serve to provide input, or cause an action. For example, the keyboard used with a computer or digital multimeter.
  • A computer input device which incorporates alphanumeric keys, function keys, control keys, cursor keys, and additional keys, such as enter, backspace, and insert. A 101-key keyboard is commonly used. Also called computer keyboard.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a set of keys arranged in order and used to enter information into a computer or typewriter