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keystroke

noun key·stroke \ ˈḵē-ˌstrōk \

Definition of keystroke

:the act or an instance of depressing a key on a keyboard

Examples of keystroke in a Sentence

  1. He deleted all of my work with a single keystroke.

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First Known Use of keystroke

1867


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keystroke

verb

Definition of keystroke

transitive verb

First Known Use of keystroke

1966


KEYSTROKE Defined for English Language Learners

keystroke

noun

Definition of keystroke for English Language Learners

  • : the act of pushing down a key on a keyboard



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