[ kee-pad ]
/ ˈkiˌpæd /
a separate section on some computer keyboards, grouping together numeric keys and those for mathematical or other special functions in an arrangement like that of a calculator.
a panel similarly keyed and used in conjunction with a television set, electronic banking machine, or other electronic device.
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Also called numeric keypad, numeric pad.
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A circle with a dot may be “3” on the keypad, while an arrow could be “9.”How to Use Your Lunch Hour for Better Productivity, Without Ever Taking a Bite|Gregory Ferenstein|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While one roughed her up, the other pressed every button on the keypad.
British Dictionary definitions for keypad
/ (ˈkiːˌpæd) /
a small keyboard with push buttons, as on a pocket calculator, remote control unit for a television, etc
computing a data input device consisting of a limited number of keys, each with nominated functions
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