HyperDic: shift_key

English > 1 sense of the expression shift key:
NOUNartifactshift key, shiftthe key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
English > shift key: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters.
Synonymshift
Part oftypewriter keyboardA keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed
BroaderkeyA lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
Spanishcambiar, tecla de mayúsculas
Catalannolex, tecla de majúscules

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