touch system

noun

: a method of typing that assigns a particular finger to each key and makes it possible to type without looking at the keyboard

Examples of touch system in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The vast majority of coaches in San Diego call pitches now using a number or touch system. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 July 2023 The British want a light-touch system — that is, one in which there are minimal checks — on goods that companies promise will stay in Northern Ireland. New York Times, 21 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of touch system was in 1894

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“Touch system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touch%20system. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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