Ctrl-Alt-Del

[ kuhn-trohl-awlt-di-leet ]
/ kənˈtroʊlˈɔlt dɪˈlit /

Computers.

Also Ctrl-Alt-Delete . a combination of three keys on a PC keyboard, usually labeled Ctrl, Alt, and Delete, held down simultaneously in order to close an application that is not responding, reboot the computer, log in, etc.

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Origin of Ctrl-Alt-Del

First recorded in 1980–85

Words nearby Ctrl-Alt-Del

ctg., ctmo., ctn, CTO, ctr., Ctrl-Alt-Del, cts., CT scan, CT scanner, CTU, CTV
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