a system of typing in which each finger is assigned to one or more keys, thereby enabling a person to type without looking at the keyboard.
- Compare hunt and peck.
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How to use touch system in a sentence
They memorize the position of the letters and then operate the machine by the touch system, or by feeling.Paul and the Printing Press | Sara Ware Bassett
She studied the touch-system with the keyboard covered, and her blunders were disheartening.The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
It being inadvisable to light matches here he ate chiefly by the touch system.Merton of the Movies | Harry Leon Wilson
He says the touch system has ruined more reporters than shorthand.Spring Street | James H. Richardson
Now I have worked out the location of letters, figures and signs by memory and the touch system, it will be very simple.Forbidden Cargoes | Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for touch system
a typing system in which the fingers are trained to find the correct keys, permitting the typist to read and type copy without looking at the keyboard
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