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input device

n.
A device, such as a keyboard, used to enter information into a computer.
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input device

n
(Computer Science) computing a peripheral device that accepts data and feeds it into a computer
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input device

A machine with which to give information to a computer.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational deviceinput device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
computer keyboard, keypad - a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard
joystick - a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers
computer peripheral, peripheral, peripheral device - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
digital scanner, image scanner, scanner - an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
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As an educational alternative, the K-Board can serve as a first keyboard for those learning to read music as well as an input device for polyphonic compositions.
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This new application enables users to view images from a Samsung Smart TV or other input device right on their mobile devices.
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Touchscreen solutions provider 3M Touch Systems Inc announced on Wednesday at CeBIT 2011 the US availability of its 3M Smart Pen, an input device designed for use with capacitive touchscreen devices.
It works with any scanner or image input device, and can be used to digitize journal graphs, strip chart output, old graphs, or any other hardcopy graph.