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Meaning of “space bar” in the English Dictionary

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space barnoun [U]

 us   /ˈspeɪs ˌbɑr/
a ​longkey on a ​computer or ​typewriter that you ​press to make an ​opening between words
(Definition of space bar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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space barnoun [C, usually singular]

(also spacebar) uk   us   IT
on a ​computerkeyboard, the ​longbar below the ​letterkeys 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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