keyboard


keyboard
noun
1 set of keys on a computer, etc.
ADJECTIVE
qwerty
standard
computer, laptop, PC, typewriter
Bluetooth™, cordless, USB, wireless
on-screen

You can access web pages by using an on-screen keyboard.

built-in

the first pocket PC to include a built-in keyboard

full-size, miniature
ergonomic
VERB + KEYBOARD
tap, tap at, tap on

Arianne was tapping away at her keyboard.

pound, pound at, pound on

Filled with inspiration, he started pounding his keyboard.

KEYBOARD + NOUN
command, short cut

Users can now customize keyboard short cuts.

port

the mouse and keyboard ports on the back of your computer

PREPOSITION
on the keyboard

Using the mouse is quicker than typing it on the keyboard.

2 set of keys on a piano, etc.
ADJECTIVE
organ, piano, etc.
KEYBOARD + NOUN
instrument
3 electrical musical instrument
ADJECTIVE
digital, electric, electronic
PREPOSITION
at the keyboard

Ed Duke was at the keyboard.

on (a/the) keyboard

He played the song on his keyboard.

The recording features Herbie Hancock on keyboard.


Collocations dictionary. 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 — ▪ 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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