Shift-key meaning

A key on a typewriter that, when depressed, allows uppercase letters and certain symbols to be typed.
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A key on a computer keyboard that, when depressed, allows uppercase letters and certain special characters to be typed or changes the function of another concurrently depressed key or button.
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The key on a typewriter used to select uppercase letters and certain special characters by physically moving the mechanism.
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(computing) A key on a personal computer or terminal keyboard used to effect the same function, or to change the function of the function keys.
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