typewriter keyboard

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Noun1.typewriter keyboard - a keyboard for manually entering characters to be printedtypewriter keyboard - a keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed
backspace, backspace key, backspacer - the typewriter key used for back spacing
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
QWERTY keyboard - the standard typewriter keyboard; the keys for Q, W, E, R, T, and Y are the first six from the left on the top row of letter keys
shift key, shift - the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
space bar - the bar-shaped typewriter key that introduces spaces when used
tab key, tab - the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation
typewriter - hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
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Dmitri posed various questions about the longest words which could be typed on the different rows of the typewriter keyboard, words which could be typed entirely by the left hand, and words which could be typed entirely by the right hand.
Owerkywriter is "an external keyboard with USB and Bluetooth connectivity that looks just like a manual typewriter keyboard," Axelbank wrote.
QWERTY: This keyboard is similar on mobile phones to the traditional typewriter keyboard invented in the late 1870s and enables a faster typing speed.
Thanks to a series of micro-switches and a lot of intricate fussing on LaRiccia's part, the typewriter keyboard actually controls the computer.
designer has created a USB Typewriter conversion kit that allows computer users to type on their machines using an old-school typewriter keyboard, reports the Daily Mail.
Anyone who knows the computer world well knows the name of engineer Steve Wozniak, who in 1975 came up with the idea of blending computer circuitry with a typewriter keyboard and video screen to create the first PC.
Tenner picks up the slack by explaining, for instance, how touch-typing followed the development of the typewriter keyboard and how different types of footwear affect a walker's gait.
The archetypal example, cited by nearly all adherents of the lock-in hypothesis, is the standard typewriter keyboard, whose QWERTY layout is supposedly vastly inferior to alternatives that were developed later.
In his wonderful book, "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Jared Diamond explains how the typewriter keyboard came to be designed to be intentionally inefficient.
When they converted to electronic typesetting, Van Dyne had to learn to type in order to keep his job, since the Linotype keyboard differed from the typewriter keyboard used by the new electronic typesetters.