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English definition of “Alt (key)”

Alt (key)

noun [C] uk   /ˈælt.kiː/ us  
a key on a computer keyboard that you press at the same time as another key to produce a particular result: Press Alt and F1 to move the cursor to the next field.Computer hardwareOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
(Definition of Alt (key) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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