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1 noun
Related topics: Music, Computers
key‧board1 S3 [countable]
1TDAPM a board with buttons marked with letters or numbers that are pressed to put information into a computer or other machine:
a computer keyboard
2 the row of keys on some musical instruments that you press in order to play them
3 also keyboards [plural]APM an electronic musical instrument similar to a piano that can make sounds like many different instruments [↪ synthesizer]:
Chris Kelly (guitar) and Benny Hayes (keyboards and vocals)

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