space-bar

space-bar

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a horizontal bar on a typewriter that is depressed in order to leave a space between words, letters, etc
Translations

space-bar

[ˈspeɪsˌbɑːʳ] n (on typewriter, computer) → barra spaziatrice
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We are rather used to hitting the space-bar on the edge, but every time we did so on the Lynx, the keystroke didn't register.
Specifically, participants were instructed that they should "learn to cancel certain pictures and sounds before they are presented, by pressing the space-bar.
The wide space-key resembles the typical computer space-bar key, and serves well with good ergonomics.
choosing the left or right comparison during MTS, and pressing or not pressing the space-bar during the pREP).
C1 [right arrow] A1, C2 [right arrow] A2) required subjects to press the space-bar, and the other two equivalence tasks (i.
There is no way you can get all the space-bar tasks correct, but the best strategy is to keep pressing on some tasks, and on other tasks not to press at all.
After each space-bar pressing task, the computer will present two nonsense syllables at the bottom of the screen.
Remember your objective is to earn as many points as possible by always trying to make the correct response on both the space-bar pressing tasks and the nonsense syllable choice tasks.
Inspection of her data revealed that she was pressing the space-bar during the nonsense syllable choice tasks.
The words "you must either keep pressing the space-bar or not press at all" and "keep pressing on some tasks and on other tasks not to press at all" (both from the first paragraph of the instructions) were substituted for "press the space-bar a random number of times" and "press a different random number of times on different tasks," respectively.
Whenever you see these words, you must learn how to press the space-bar.

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