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back·space

backspace

 
pronunciation:
baek speIs
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: backspaced, backspaces, backspacing
definition: to move a typewriter carriage or computer cursor back one or more spaces by pressing a certain key.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the key used for backspacing.