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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
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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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He told the Mirror: "She will be able to look at control keys and the eye gaze will be able to communicate with us.
Should have simple analog / digital control keys for operation.
The Roller-Mouse is placed in the center of the control keys, so there's no need to reach away to grab a mouse which lets you keep both hands on the wrist rest.
What is believed as the Nexus 6 pattern this 2014 will reportedly keep the feature that became the device's unique trademark - the LG G3 will boast of the same rear control keys that were introduced with the LG G2 in 2013.
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The intercom section features 16 freely assignable control keys with individual level controls.
Manual control keys for wire feed and travel direction allow fast access to frequently used settings.
Similarly, after pressing the virtual music key, the phone keypad disappears and is replaced by control keys for the music player.
Big on sound, this music focused handset boosts dedicated music control keys, over 4GB of memory capable of storing up to 3,000 songs over 18 hours of music playback time.
The balance features a sturdy housing and control keys that have been built for durability; they feature a positive click action that lets the user know when a function has been activated.
The multiline display and the intuitive soft control keys enable system users, maintenance personnel, and first responders to access in formation that can identify the location, nature, and severity of an emergency or fire alarm system condition.