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accordion a portable musical instrument having a keyboard and a pleated bellows that forces air through metal reeds to produce tones. [1/2 definitions]
calliope a large organlike musical instrument with a set of loud steam whistles that are activated by a keyboard. [1/2 definitions]
carillon a musical instrument composed of a stationary set of bells hung in a tower, usu. played from a keyboard that activates hammers. [1/2 definitions]
celesta a small keyboard instrument fitted with a set of graduated metal plates that produce bell-like sounds when struck with hammers.
clavichord an early soft-toned keyboard instrument, recognized as the forerunner of the piano, with strings that are struck by metal wedges attached to the end of each key.
clavier any musical instrument that has a keyboard, esp. one like the harpsichord or piano that has strings. [2 definitions]
continuo a continuous bass accompaniment on a keyboard instrument, used esp. in baroque music.
electronic organ a musical instrument that resembles a pipe organ in its keyboard and stops, but produces music electronically rather than through pipes.
emoticon a small icon made of typed keyboard characters used in electronic communication to convey the mood of the writer.
fortepiano an eighteenth-century version of the pianoforte, having a smaller keyboard and more delicate sound.
hand-held (usu. handheld) a computer that is small enough to be held in the hand and allows input of data with a keyboard or stylus. [1/2 definitions]
harmonium a small keyboard organ that produces tones when air from a pedal-operated bellows is drawn through metal reeds.
keyboard to enter (data) into a computer using a keyboard. [2/4 definitions]
key punch a machine, operated from a keyboard, that punches holes in cards or tape used in certain data processing systems.
keystroke a stroke made on a typewriter or computer keyboard.
melodeon a small keyboard organ similar to the harmonium in which a bellows, operated by pedals, causes air to be drawn through metal reeds.
motherboard the main printed circuit board of a personal computer, which holds chips containing the central processing unit, memory, ports, and the integrated circuits that control the keyboard and other standard peripheral devices, and to which additional circuit boards can be attached.
organ a musical instrument consisting of a keyboard attached to a device that forces air through a number of pipes to produce a wide range of sounds; pipe organ. [1/4 definitions]
piano1 a large keyboard instrument with wire strings that are struck by small hammers attached to the ends of the keys.
qwerty keyboard a keyboard with alphabetical and numerical keys in the same arrangement as those on a typewriter.
space bar a horizontal bar on a keyboard, as of a typewriter, that produces a blank space rather than a character.