Keyboard meaning

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A panel of buttons used for typing and performing other functions on a computer or typewriter.
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To write or input by means of a keyboard.
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To set (type) using a keyboard typesetting machine.
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The row or rows of keys of a piano, typewriter, linotype, computer terminal, etc.
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A musical instrument with a keyboard; esp., an electronic piano, synthesizer, etc. as employed in a rock or jazz group.
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A simple computer input device comprising a set of alphabetic, numeric, punctuation, symbol, control, and function keys mounted on a board or other flat surface or control panel.When the user depresses a key or a combination of keys, a coded signal is sent to the computer. If the key is associated with a character, the computer echoes the signal by displaying the character on the monitor. See also keypad.
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(music) A device with keys of a musical keyboard, used to control electronic sound-producing devices which may be built into or separate from the keyboard device.
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(music) To play (a composition) on a piano or keyboard.
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(music) A component of many instruments including the piano, organ, and harpsichord consisting of usually black and white keys that cause different tones to be produced when struck.
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(intransitive) To type on a computer keyboard.

Keyboarding is the part of this job I hate the most.

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A set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.
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The definition of a keyboard is a row of keys on a piano, computer, typewriter, etc.

An example of keyboard is where the arrangement of keys "QWERTY" is found.

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Origin of keyboard