touch-typist


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touch-type

(tŭch′tīp′)
intr. & tr.v. touch-typed, touch-typ·ing, touch-types
To engage in typing or type (a document, for example) without having to look at the keyboard, the fingers having been trained to locate the keys by position.

touch′-typ′ist n.
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Noun1.touch-typist - a skilled typist who can type a document without looking at the keyboardtouch-typist - a skilled typist who can type a document without looking at the keyboard
typist - someone paid to operate a typewriter
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touch-typist

[ˈtʌtʃˌtaɪpɪst] Nmecanógrafo/a m/f al tacto
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A good touch-typist can type in their sleep," wrote John Turner.
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