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Control key

[ kuhn-trohl-kee ]
/ kənˈtroʊl ˌki /
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noun Computers.
either of two keys on a PC keyboard that is held down while pressing another key, as to issue a command.
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Also called Ctrl, Ctrl key .

Origin of Control key

First recorded in 1975–80
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British Dictionary definitions for Control key

control key

noun
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
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