control key

noun Computing a key which alters the function of another key if the two keys are pressed at the same time.

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  • control key — ➔ key1 * * * control key UK US (also Ctrl key) noun [S] (also control [U]) ► IT a key on a computer keyboard, usually with ‘Ctrl’ printed on it, which you press with other keys to make the computer do a particular thing: »Shortcut keys generall …   Financial and business terms

  • Control Key —   [engl.], Steuerungstaste …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Control key — A Control key (marked Ctrl ) on a modern Windows keyboard In computing, a Control key is a modifier key which, when pressed in conjunction with another key, will perform a special operation (for example, Control Alt Delete); similar to the Shift… …   Wikipedia

  • control key — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms control key : singular control key plural control keys a key on a computer keyboard that is used in combination with other keys for doing particular operations. This key is usually marked Ctrl …   English dictionary

  • control key — valdymo klavišas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. control key vok. Steuerdrucktaste, f; Steuertaste, f rus. клавиша управления, f pranc. touche de commande, f; touche de contrôle, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • control key — valdymo klavišas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Klaviatūros ↑klavišas, kuris, paspaustas kartu su kitu valdymo klavišu, pakeičia to klavišo funkciją, suteikdamas jam valdymo (komandos) funkciją. Klaviatūra turi du valdymo klavišus:… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • control key — key which is pressed to execute a pre defined computer command and does not create a regular printed character …   English contemporary dictionary

  • control key — noun (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters • Syn: ↑command key • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑key …   Useful english dictionary

  • control key — con trol ,key noun count a key on a computer keyboard that is used in combination with other keys for doing particular operations. This key is usually marked Ctrl …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • control key —   n.    1. a key whose only purpose is to remove and/or install an interchangeable or removable core    2. a bypass key used to operate and/or reset some combination type locks    3. a key which allows disassembly of some removable cylinder locks …   Locksmith dictionary

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