Num Lock key


Num Lock key
key which enables typing numbers on the keypad

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Num Lock — noun A key on a standard extended keyboard which, when pressed, toggles the keys of the numeric keypad between cursor control functions and numeric input functions …   Wiktionary

  • Num Lock — UK [ˈnʌm ˌlɒk] / US [ˈnʌm ˌlɑk] noun [uncountable] computing a computer key that you press to make the number keys below it enter numbers and not be used for moving up and down a document …   English dictionary

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  • Delete key — Not to be confused with delete character. The delete key (Delete or …   Wikipedia


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