touch system
noun Date: 1918 a method of typing that assigns a particular finger to each key and makes it possible to type without looking at the keyboard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • touch system — ☆ touch system n. a method of typing without looking at the keyboard, by regularly touching a given key with a specific finger …   English World dictionary

  • touch system — noun typewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time • Syn: ↑touch typing • Hypernyms: ↑typing, ↑typewriting * * * noun : a method of typewriting that assigns a particular finger to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • touch system — touch′ sys tem n. a system of typing in which each finger is assigned to particular keys, thereby enabling a person to type without looking at the keyboard • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • touch system — 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. Cf. hunt and peck. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • touch system — n. typing system where each finger is designated to a particular key or keys on a keyboard enabling a typist to type without looking at the keyboard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Soft Touch System — Die neuen Knebel lassen sich in beide Richtungen drehen. Das gewünschte Programm kann je nach Wäsche und Temperatur ganz sanft mit nur einem Handgriff eingestellt werden. Lies mehr zum Thema Waschmaschinen Lies mehr zum Thema Wäschetrockner Lies… …   Wörterbuch für Hausgeräte

  • 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-type — touch′ type v. i. typed, typ•ing cvb to type by means of the touch system • Etymology: 1940–45, amer. touch′ typ′ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • system — n. group of items serving a common purpose 1) an air conditioning; amplifying; brake; data processing; filing; guidance; heating; highway (AE), motorway (BE), road; intercommunication; life support; number; public address; railroad (AE), railway… …   Combinatory dictionary

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