Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “space bar”

space bar

noun [U]    /ˈspeɪs ˌbɑr/
a long key on a computer or typewriter that you press to make an opening between words
(Definition of space bar noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of space bar

Definitions of “space bar” in other dictionaries

Translations of “space bar”

Word of the Day


a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More