shift key

noun

Definition of shift key

  1. :  a key on a keyboard that when pressed enables an alternate set of characters to be produced by the other keys

1893

First Known Use of shift key

1893


SHIFT KEY Defined for English Language Learners

shift key

noun

Definition of shift key for English Language Learners

  • : a key on a computer keyboard or a typewriter that you press to type capital letters

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