[ kee-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈkiˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
the row or set of keys on a piano, organ, or the like.
a set of keys usually arranged in tiers, for operating a typewriter, typesetting machine, computer terminal, or the like.
any of various musical instruments played by means of a pianolike keyboard, as a piano, electric piano, or organ.
verb (used with or without object)
Also key, key in. Computers. to enter (information) into a computer by means of a keyboard.
to set (text) in type, using a machine that is operated by a keyboard.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
OTHER WORDS FROM keyboardkey·board·er, key·board·ist, nounre·key·board, verb
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Example sentences from the Web for keyboardist
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Still, his co-writer, David Bryan (keyboardist of Bon Jovi), had some ideas for why the musical had connected with voters.
British Dictionary definitions for keyboardist (1 of 2)
/ (ˈkiːˌbɔːdɪst) /
a person who plays a keyboard instrument, esp an electronic musical instrument
British Dictionary definitions for keyboardist (2 of 2)
/ (ˈkiːˌbɔːd) /
- a complete set of keys, usually hand-operated, as on a piano, organ, typewriter, or typesetting machine
- (as modifier)a keyboard instrument
(often plural) a musical instrument, esp an electronic one, played by means of a keyboard
to set (a text, etc) in type, onto magnetic tape, or into some other medium, by using a keyboard machine
Derived forms of keyboardkeyboarder, noun
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