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keypad

Computing a data input device consisting of a limited number of keys, each with nominated functions

keypad

[′kē‚pad]
(computer science)
A cluster of special-purpose keys to one side of the regular typing keys on a terminal keyboard.

keypad

A small keyboard or supplementary keyboard keys; for example, the keys on a calculator or the number/cursor cluster on a computer keyboard. See programmable keypad.


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Couldn't we have agreed on the same key placement for the keypads we use time and time again?
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