space bar


: the wide key at the bottom of a computer keyboard or typewriter that is used to make a space

Examples of space bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The circuit board beneath the keys is secured with screw-in stabilizers that produce a smooth typing experience with less wobble on the larger keys like the space bar, shift, enter and delete keys. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Loyal fans of Lenovo's TrackPoint keyboard mini-joystick cursor controller will look in vain for the traditional three mouse buttons below the space bar—their role is performed here by a haptic strip along the top of the buttonless touchpad. Eric Grevstad, PCMAG, 1 Feb. 2024 The new button, featuring the Copilot logo, will be located near the keyboard's space bar. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 4 Jan. 2024 One of the problems with mechanical keyboards is how some larger keys – like the space bar, shift, enter, and backspace – can wobble and rattle. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 The result is less wobble on the larger keys, particularly the space bar, left Shift, backspace and Enter keys. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 7 May 2023 Their job: press the space bar every time a number appears—unless the number is three. Amishi P. Jha, Scientific American, 1 Mar. 2013

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“Space bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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