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function key

n.
One of a set of keys on a computer keyboard that execute a function within a given application and are usually numbered 1 through 12.
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function key

n
(Computer Science) computing a key on the keyboard of a microcomputer, etc. that gives special commands to the computer
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func′tion key`


n.
a key on a computer keyboard used alone or with other keys for operations.
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Translations

function key

n (Comput) → tasto di funzioni
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In order to go bezel-less, the company has placed the webcam beneath the F5 key and it can be popped up manually for use.
You can switch between the remastered and original visuals with a simple click of the F5 key, if you want a reminder of the tricks memory can play on you.
But beyond the white noise of frustrated yelps, the clatter of the f5 key and some dark conspiracist whispers, Boro have actually already done some solid shopping.