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EnglishEdit

 
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A computer keyboard
 
A piano keyboard
 
An electronic keyboard instrument

EtymologyEdit

From key +‎ board.

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NounEdit

keyboard (plural keyboards)

  1. (computing, etc.) A set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.
  2. (music) A component of many instruments including the piano, organ, and harpsichord consisting of usually black and white keys that cause different tones to be produced when struck.
  3. (music) A device with keys of a musical keyboard, used to control electronic sound-producing devices which may be built into or separate from the keyboard device.

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VerbEdit

keyboard (third-person singular simple present keyboards, present participle keyboarding, simple past and past participle keyboarded)

  1. (intransitive) To type on a computer keyboard.
    Keyboarding is the part of this job I hate the most.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English keyboard.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: key‧board

NounEdit

keyboard n (plural keyboards, diminutive keyboardje n)

  1. (computing, music) keyboard

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