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numeric keypad

[nü′mer·ik ′kē‚pad]
(computer science)
A section of a computer keyboard that contains a group of keys, usually about 12, arranged in compact fashion for entering numeric characters efficiently. Also known as numeric pad.
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numeric keypad

(hardware)
A standard feature of PC keyboards, consisting of a rectangular array of 17 extra keys at the right-hand end: 0-9, ., Num Lock, /, *, -, + and Enter. Apart from Num Lock, these typically duplicate the function of other keys but are designed to make entering basic numerical calculations as quick as on a digital calculator. It is often possible to assign completely different functions to these keys according to the needs of a particular application.
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numeric keypad

Four rows of decimal digit keys on calculators, telephones and computer keyboards. See keypad.
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