repeat key

repeat key

[ri′pēt ‚kē]
(computer science)
A key on a typewriter or computer keyboard that, when depressed at the same time as a character key, causes repeated printing or generation of the character until one of the keys is released.
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Kalthoum modulated the length of her performances based on the expectations of her audience, clipping them down to a mere ten minutes for foreigners while expanding them to well over an hour for domestic audiences, who would demand with their applause that she repeat key phrases over and over while they basked in a state of mystical union (known as tarab) with the music.
The capacity to repeat key messages until you are blue in the face is by no means a drawback for a politician, especially in election season, and Mr Osborne does it with some style.
Keep you sentences short and to the point and repeat key points.
Ask learners to repeat key phrases or concepts throughout the story.
We are therefore looking to see if improvements through better signage and line marking can be made as well repeat key information to our own staff, bus companies and members of the public.
Repeat key messages so that they are picked up Always write a list of questions you think might be asked.
Persuasive writers repeat key words to make those ideas stick in the reader's head.
However, despite a credo that celebrates natural childbirth, much of what McMoyler sets forth here as enlightened information--in chapters that tend to repeat key bits like a mantra--seems like a new, nonapologetic paradigm for medically managed birth, one in which the gains of the Lamaze and Bradley era are actually set aside in favor of trusting medical professionals, with the result that natural childbirth eventually may be viewed as an easily discarded ideal, one characterized by unnecessary rigor and uncalled-for stubbornness.
Black offers a justification for Lawrence's tendency to repeat key words, for instance the recurrent use of 'dark' and 'darkness' in 'The Bitterness of Ecstasy'.
Repeat key messages to make them clear and understood