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keypad

a section on a computer keyboard that groups together numeric keys; a similar type of panel used in conjunction with a TV set or other electronic device
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key·pad

 (kē′păd′)
n.
An input device consisting of a set of keys that are typically numeric and arranged in a grid, as on a cell phone or calculator.
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keypad

(ˈkiːˌpæd)
n
1. a small keyboard with push buttons, as on a pocket calculator, remote control unit for a television, etc
2. (Computer Science) computing a data input device consisting of a limited number of keys, each with nominated functions
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key•pad

(ˈkiˌpæd)

n.
a small panel of numeric and other special keys, as on a computer keyboard.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keypad - a keyboard that is a data input device for computerskeypad - a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
keyboard - device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
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Translations
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keypad

[ˈkiːpæd] Nteclado m numérico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

keypad

[ˈkiːpæd] npavé m numériquekey player n (= important person) → acteur m clé
to be a key player in sth → être un acteur clé dans qchkey ring nporte-clés m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

keypad

[ˈkiːˌpæd] ntastiera numerica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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