control key


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control key

n. Abbr. ctrl
A key on a computer keyboard that is pressed in combination with another key to activate a command.

control key

n
(Computer Science) a key on the keyboard of a computer that is used in conjunction with the standard keys in order to initiate a specific function, such as editing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.control key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characterscontrol key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations

control key

n (Comput) → tasto di controllo
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