tab key

noun

Definition of tab key

:a key on the keyboard of a typewriter or computer that is used to move several spaces at a time or to move to a particular position in a document

Word by Word Definitions

tab play
  1. : a short projecting device: such as

  2. : a small flap or loop by which something may be grasped or pulled

  3. : a projection from a card used as an aid in filing

  1. : to furnish or ornament with tabs

  2. : to single out : designate

  3. : tabulate

key play
  1. : a usually metal instrument by which the bolt of a lock is turned

  2. : any of various devices having the form or function of such a key

  3. : a means of gaining or preventing entrance, possession, or control

  1. : extremely or crucially important

  1. : to lock or secure with or as if with a key : fasten: such as

  2. : to secure (something, as a pulley on a shaft) by a key

  3. : to finish off (an arch) by inserting a keystone

  1. : a low island or reef

  1. : a kilogram especially of marijuana or heroin


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