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keylogging

[kee-law-ging, ‐log-ing] /ˈkiˌlɔ gɪŋ, ‐ˌlɒg ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of using a software program or hardware device (keylogger) to record all keystrokes on a computer keyboard, either overtly as a surveillance tool or covertly as spyware:
Many employers are making use of keylogging to monitor their employees' computer habits.
Also, key logging.
Also called keystroke logging.
Origin
key(stroke) + log1; see -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for keystroke-logging

keylogging

/ˈkiːˌlɒɡɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of covertly recording and monitoring keystrokes made on a remote computer, typically using a dedicated software application or piece of implanted hardware
Derived Forms
keylogger, noun
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