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Control key

noun, Computers.
either of two keys on a PC keyboard that is held down while pressing another key, as to issue a command.
Also called Ctrl, Ctrl key. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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control key

a key on the keyboard of a computer that is used in conjunction with the standard keys in order to initiate a specific function, such as editing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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