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space barnoun [U]

us   /ˈspeɪs ˌbɑr/
a long key on a computer or typewriter that you press to make an opening between words
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space barnoun [C, usually singular]

also spacebar uk   us   IT
on a computer keyboard, the long bar below the letter keys that you press in order to make a space between words
(Definition of space bar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “space bar”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空格键…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空白鍵…
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