touch typist

touch typist
noun see touch-type

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • touch-typist — noun a skilled typist who can type a document without looking at the keyboard • Derivationally related forms: ↑touch type • Hypernyms: ↑typist * * * touchˈ typist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑touch …   Useful english dictionary

  • touch-typist — See touch type. * * * …   Universalium

  • touch typist — n. person who types by the touch system …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Touch typing — is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. Specifically, a touch typist will know their location through muscle memory. Touch typing usuallyWW places the eight fingers in a horizontal row along the middle of the keyboard (the… …   Wikipedia

  • touch-type — ☆ touch type [tuch′tīp΄ ] vi. touch typed, touch typing to type by means of the touch system touch typist n …   English World dictionary

  • touch-type — touch typist, n. /tuch tuyp /, v.i., touch typed, touch typing. to type by means of the touch system. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • touch-typing — noun A technique of using the keyboard of a computer or typewriter in which the typist operates the keys without needing to look at the keyboard, knowing by heart the keys being allocated to each finger and the space bar to the thumb. Ant: hunt… …   Wiktionary

  • touch — v. & n. v. 1 tr. come into or be in physical contact with (another thing) at one or more points. 2 tr. (often foll. by with) bring the hand etc. into contact with (touched her arm). 3 a intr. (of two things etc.) be in or come into contact with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • typist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, good ▪ copy, shorthand (both BrE) ▪ touch (usually touch typist) …   Collocations dictionary

  • touch-type — verb type without looking at the keyboard • Derivationally related forms: ↑touch typist • Hypernyms: ↑type, ↑typewrite • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * ˈtouch type [ …   Useful english dictionary

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