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An input device consisting of a set of keys that are typically numeric and arranged in a grid, as on a cell phone or calculator.
1. a small keyboard with push buttons, as on a pocket calculator, remote control unit for a television, etc
2. (Computer Science) computing a data input device consisting of a limited number of keys, each with nominated functions
a small panel of numeric and other special keys, as on a computer keyboard.
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|Noun||1.||keypad - a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard|
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like