I. keyboard key‧board 1 [ˈkiːbɔːd ǁ -bɔːrd] noun [countable] COMPUTING
a board with buttons marked with different letters and numbers which are pressed to put information into a computer or other machine:

• the F2 key on your computer keyboard

  [m0] II. keyboard keyboard 2 verb [transitive] COMPUTING
to put information into a computer, using a keyboard:

• The best way would be to keyboard the entries into the correct places in the document.

— keyboarding noun [uncountable] :

• an estimate of the keyboarding costs

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keyboard UK US /ˈkiːbɔːd/ noun [C]
IT the board with a set of keys on a computer, etc. to type information or that you use in order to make it work: »

I prefer to use the keyboard rather than a mouse.


This is a wireless keyboard with all the latest features.

keyboard UK US /ˈkiːbɔːd/ verb [I or T]
IT to put information into a computer using a keyboard: »

Who is going to keyboard all the data?

Compare KEY(Cf. ↑key) verb
keyboarding noun [U]
IT »

The costs of keyboarding must be added to the first costs.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • keyboard — KÉYBOARD s.n. Clape, claviatură; tastatură. [pr.: chí bo(ă)rd] (din engl. keyboard) Trimis de tavi, 17.07.2004. Sursa: MDN  KEYBOÁRD CHEI BAUD/ s. n. clape, claviatură; tastatură. (< engl. keyboard) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • keyboard — [kē′bôrd΄] n. 1. the row or rows of keys of a piano, typewriter, linotype, computer terminal, etc. 2. a musical instrument with a keyboard; esp., an electronic piano, synthesizer, etc. as employed in a rock or jazz group vt., vi. ☆ 1. to set… …   English World dictionary

  • keyboard — The 20 key, two row, piano type keyboard on the multiposition letter sorting machine. The operator presses one, two, three, or four keys to represent one , two , three , or four digit numbers sequentially …   Glossary of postal terms

  • keyboard — ► NOUN 1) a panel of keys for use with a computer or typewriter. 2) a set of keys on a piano or similar musical instrument. 3) an electronic musical instrument with keys arranged as on a piano. ► VERB ▪ enter (data) by means of a keyboard.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Keyboard — Key board , n. The whole arrangement, or one range, of the keys[3] of an organ, piano, typewriter, etc.; that part of a device containing the keys[3] used to operate it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keyboard — (n.) 1819, from KEY (Cf. key) (n.1) in sense of mechanism of a musical instrument + BOARD (Cf. board). Originally of pianos, organs, etc., extended to other machines 1846. The verb is first recorded 1926 (implied in Keyboarding) …   Etymology dictionary

  • keyboard — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. kibord] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. a || u, Mc. keyboardrdzie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} elektroniczny instrument klawiszowy : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Kurs gry na keyboardzie. (GW) <ang.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Keyboard — Vorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Tonumfang fehltVorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Klangbeispiel fehlt Keyboard engl.: electronic keyboard …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • keyboard — noun 1 set of keys on a computer, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ qwerty ▪ standard ▪ computer, laptop, PC, typewriter ▪ Bluetooth™ …   Collocations dictionary

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