keyboard


keyboard
key|board1 S3 [ˈki:bo:d US -bo:rd] n
1.) a board with buttons marked with letters or numbers that are pressed to put information into a computer or other machine
a computer keyboard
2.) the row of keys on some musical instruments that you press in order to play them
3.) also keyboards [plural]
an electronic musical instrument similar to a piano that can make sounds like many different instruments
Chris Kelly (guitar) and Benny Hayes (keyboards and vocals)
keyboard 2
keyboard2 v
[I and T]
to put information into a computer, using a keyboard
>keyboarding n [U]
keyboarding errors

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Keyboard — may refer to:In typing: * Alphanumeric keyboard * Keyboard (computing), a set of alphanumeric and command keys used to input information to a computer:* IBM PC keyboard:* Apple Keyboard:* Chorded keyboard, on which several keys are pressed… …   Wikipedia

  • keyboard — KÉYBOARD s.n. Clape, claviatură; tastatură. [pr.: chí bo(ă)rd] (din engl. keyboard) Trimis de tavi, 17.07.2004. Sursa: MDN  KEYBOÁRD CHEI BAUD/ s. n. clape, claviatură; tastatură. (< engl. keyboard) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • keyboard — [kē′bôrd΄] n. 1. the row or rows of keys of a piano, typewriter, linotype, computer terminal, etc. 2. a musical instrument with a keyboard; esp., an electronic piano, synthesizer, etc. as employed in a rock or jazz group vt., vi. ☆ 1. to set… …   English World dictionary

  • keyboard — The 20 key, two row, piano type keyboard on the multiposition letter sorting machine. The operator presses one, two, three, or four keys to represent one , two , three , or four digit numbers sequentially …   Glossary of postal terms

  • keyboard — ► NOUN 1) a panel of keys for use with a computer or typewriter. 2) a set of keys on a piano or similar musical instrument. 3) an electronic musical instrument with keys arranged as on a piano. ► VERB ▪ enter (data) by means of a keyboard.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Keyboard — Key board , n. The whole arrangement, or one range, of the keys[3] of an organ, piano, typewriter, etc.; that part of a device containing the keys[3] used to operate it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keyboard — (n.) 1819, from KEY (Cf. key) (n.1) in sense of mechanism of a musical instrument + BOARD (Cf. board). Originally of pianos, organs, etc., extended to other machines 1846. The verb is first recorded 1926 (implied in Keyboarding) …   Etymology dictionary

  • keyboard — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. kibord] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. a || u, Mc. keyboardrdzie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} elektroniczny instrument klawiszowy : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Kurs gry na keyboardzie. (GW) <ang.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Keyboard — Vorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Tonumfang fehltVorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Klangbeispiel fehlt Keyboard engl.: electronic keyboard …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • keyboard — noun 1 set of keys on a computer, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ qwerty ▪ standard ▪ computer, laptop, PC, typewriter ▪ Bluetooth™ …   Collocations dictionary

  • keyboard — ▪ I. keyboard key‧board 1 [ˈkiːbɔːd ǁ bɔːrd] noun [countable] COMPUTING a board with buttons marked with different letters and numbers which are pressed to put information into a computer or other machine: • the F2 key on your computer keyboard   …   Financial and business terms


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