touch-type
intransitive verb Date: 1943 to type by the touch system • touch typist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • touch-type — ˈtouch type verb [intransitive] to be able to use a typewriter or computer keyboard without needing to look at the Keys (= letters) while you are using it: • I wish I d learnt to touch type. * * * touch type UK US verb [I] COMMUNICATIONS,… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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′ 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

  • touch-type — touch ,type verb intransitive to type without looking at the keyboard …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • touch-type — ► VERB ▪ type using all of one s fingers and without looking at the keys …   English terms dictionary

  • touch-type — v [I] to use a ↑typewriter or a computer ↑keyboard without having to look at the letters while you are using it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • touch-type — UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms touch type : present tense I/you/we/they touch type he/she/it touch types present participle touch typing past tense touch typed past participle touch typed to type without looking at the keyboard …   English 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

  • 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 — verb To type with a keyboard or typewriter while not looking at it. See Also: touch typing, touch typist …   Wiktionary

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