Definition of “backspace” - English Dictionary

“backspace” in British English

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(Definition of “backspace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“backspace” in Business English

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backspacenoun [ singular ]

uk /ˈbækspeɪs/ us

IT the key on a computer keyboard that you use to move backwards on a line of text and remove letters that you have already typed

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