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keyboard in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_182_bkeyboardkey‧board1 /ˈkiːbɔːd $ -bɔːrd/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  1 APMa board with buttons marked with letters or numbers that are pressed to put information into a computer or other machine a computer keyboard2 the row of keys on some musical instruments that you press in order to play them3 (also keyboards) [plural]APM an electronic musical instrument similar to a piano that can make sounds like many different instrumentssynthesizer Chris Kelly (guitar) and Benny Hayes (keyboards and vocals)
Examples from the Corpus
keyboardMore than a dozen Web sites have information about Dvorak, and many offer software for converting computer keyboards.The program can be used to record music input directly from the computer keyboard.She focuses the music on her keyboards and her front-and-center vocals, which can be breathy and intimate or jagged.Dorfman plays keyboards -- an injury preventing him from shouldering his usual accordion.The ideal position for the mouse is on the same plane as the keyboard and as close to the keyboard as possible.The keyboard is the input device.