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caps lock (key)

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkæps.lɒkˌkiː/ us  
a key on a computer keyboard that you press to make any letters you type appear as capital letters until you press it again
Translations of “caps lock (key)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大寫鎖定鍵(按後使輸入字母變成大寫)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大写锁定键(按后使输入字母大写)…
(Definition of caps lock (key) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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