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shift keynoun [C]

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a ​key on a ​keyboard that you ​press at the same ​time as you ​press a ​letterkey in ​order to ​produce a ​capitalletter
(Definition of shift key from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shift keynoun [C]

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on a ​computerkeyboard, a ​key that ​changes the ​letter, ​number, or ​symbol that would ​normally appear when you ​press another ​key at the same ​time: He completely ignored the ​shiftkey and ​wrote all his e-mails in ​lowercase.
(Definition of shift key from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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