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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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.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

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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