hunt-and-peck


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hunt-and-peck

(hŭnt′ən-pĕk′)
n.
A slow method of typing in which an untrained typist seeks out each key before striking it.
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Cover-to-cover, it serves as a tutorial; hunt-and-peck, it becomes a reference.
Hunt-and-peck typists will find split keyboards more difficult to use.
Split keyboards are always difficult for hunt-and-peck typists to use, and these designs are often expensive.
Completely split keyboards are especially difficult for hunt-and-peck typists to use, and some of them are very expensive.
And in typing those words with the hunt-and-peck approach I'd taught myself, I'd hit down so hard on the keys that you could see the vehemence of my thought, the excitement I had in thinking and creating and communicating, right there on the paper.
They range from hunt-and-peck typed, mimeographed news sheets to the Desert Dragon, a slick, two-color, eight-page tabloid that goes out weekly to the approximately 100,000 members of the XVIII Airborne Corps.
The MobilePro 790 doesn't require painfully slow handwriting recognition or hunt-and-peck typing.
0 can deliver the entire World Wide Web, with user-defined channels and a wealth of top-notch branded content tailored to each user's interests, eliminating the hunt-and-peck method of finding information online," said Mark Pincus, president and CEO of FreeLoader, Inc.