shift lock

noun

Definition of shift lock

: a typewriter key that when depressed locks the carriage or typebars into shifted position

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“Shift lock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shift%20lock. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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