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Meaning of “control key” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of control key from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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control keynoun [S]

(also Ctrl key) uk   us   (also control [U])
IT a ​key on a ​computerkeyboard, usually with ‘​Ctrl’ ​printed on it, which you ​press with other ​keys to make the ​computer do a particular thing: Shortcut ​keys generally use the ​Ctrlkey and a ​letter, such as Ctrl+C to ​copy.
(Definition of control key from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “control key”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机键盘上的)控制键…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦鍵盤上的)控制鍵…
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