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key·board

 (kē′bôrd′)
n.
1. A panel of buttons used for typing and performing other functions on a computer or typewriter.
2. Music
a. A row of levers that are depressed with the fingers to produce or modulate the sound of an instrument, such as a piano or organ.
b. Any of various instruments, played by means of a musical keyboard, often connected to a synthesizer or amplifier.
tr.v. key·board·ed, key·board·ing, key·boards
1.
a. To set (copy) by means of a keyed typesetting machine: keyboard a manuscript.
b. To enter (text or data) into a computer by means of a keyboard.
2. Music To play (a composition) on a piano or keyboard.

key′board′er, key′board′ist n.
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keyboarding

(ˈkiːˌbɔːdɪŋ)
n
the work of inputting information using a keyboard
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Translations

keyboarding

[ˈkiːbɔːrdɪŋ] nsaisie f, saisie f informatique
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keyboarding

n (Comput) → Texteingabe f; keyboarding skillsFertigkeiten plin der Texterfassung
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References in periodicals archive ?
By automating frequently used procedures, a macro program can save both mousing and keyboarding. EZ Macros (http://www.ezmacros.
Healthy keyboarding: Effects of wrist rests, keyboard trays, and a preset tiltdown system on wrist posture, seated posture, and musculoskeletal discomfort.
Parents may also find help for their child's special keyboarding needs in the accessibility options of the computer setup.
Two of them had been diagnosed as having severe cases (one could not use the keyboard for a month, and a student was hired to do keyboarding for her; one had been on leave for two months).
Surely some new technology--maybe voice-recognition computers--will make this habit of keyboarding seem old and quaint someday soon.
Using a lowered keyboard holder on a preset tilt away from the user, however, can help, say the researchers, who used the power of Cornell's supercomputers and state-of-the-art biomechanical measuring apparatus to study hand and wrist motion, keyboarding and keyboard aids.
The results of the Wrist Rest x Sequence x Keyboard Day x Hour MANOVA showed that when collapsing over all three keyboarding days, there was a significant main effect for hour, F(3, 10) = 15.820, p [less than] .05, and there was also a significant linear trend, F(1, 12) = 49.987, p [less than] .05, as shown in Figure 2.