Definition of Keyboard in English :

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Keyboard meaning in English

Meaning of Keyboard in English

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1. keyboard

device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like

2. keyboard

holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of keyboard
a complete set of keys, usually hand-operated, as on a piano, organ, computer, typewriter, or typesetting machine
(as modifier)
a keyboard instrument
2. (often plural)
a musical instrument, esp an electronic one, played by means of a keyboard
to set (a text, etc) in type, onto magnetic tape, or into some other medium, by using a keyboard machine

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see synonyms of keyboard
the row or rows of keys of a piano, typewriter, linotype, computer terminal, etc.
a musical instrument with a keyboard; esp., an electronic piano, synthesizer, etc. as employed in a rock or jazz group
verb transitive, verb intransitive US
to set (type) using a keyboard typesetting machine
to write or input by means of a keyboard

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of keyboard
1. A panel of buttons used for typing and performing other functions on a computer or typewriter.
2. Music
a. A row of levers that are depressed with the fingers to produce or modulate the sound of an instrument, such as a piano or organ.
b. Any of various instruments, played by means of a musical keyboard, often connected to a synthesizer or amplifier.
tr.v. key·board·ed, key·board·ing, key·boards
a. To set (copy) by means of a keyed typesetting machine: keyboard a manuscript.
b. To enter (text or data) into a computer by means of a keyboard.
2. Music To play (a composition) on a piano or keyboard.

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