keystroke

[ kee-strohk ]
/ ˈkiˌstroʊk /

noun

one stroke of any key on a machine operated by a keyboard, as a typewriter, computer terminal, or Linotype: I can do 3000 keystrokes an hour.

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Origin of keystroke

First recorded in 1905–10; key1 + stroke1
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British Dictionary definitions for keystroke

keystroke
/ (ˈkiːˌstrəʊk) /

noun

a single operation of the mechanism of a typewriter or keyboard-operated typesetting machine by the action of a key
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