command key

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

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command key UK US noun [countable] [singular command key plural command keys] computing
on some computers, a key that you press together with another key to make the computer do a particular thing
Thesaurus: keys on the computer keyboardhyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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