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.
Origin of touch system
First recorded in 1915–20
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Historical Examples of touch system
She studied the touch-system with the keyboard covered, and her blunders were disheartening.The Cup of Fury
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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