Shift-key



noun
1.
a typewriter key that determines whether characters are printed in upper or lower case and controls the printing of numbers and symbols.
2.
Computers. a key that performs the same functions as on a typewriter keyboard and also controls other functions, depending on the program:
To print a file, depress the shift key and a function key.
noun
1.
a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to type capital letters and certain numbers and symbols

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