Meaning of “function key” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"function key" in Business English

See all translations

function keynoun [ C ]

uk us IT

one of the keys on a computer with F1, F2, etc. printed on them, which make a particular process happen when you press them:

You can just press the function key F5 to refresh the page.

(Definition of “function key” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)