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keystroke

[kee-strohk] /ˈkiˌstroʊk/
noun
1.
one stroke of any key on a machine operated by a keyboard, as a typewriter, computer terminal, or Linotype:
I can do 3000 keystrokes an hour.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; key1 + stroke1
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British Dictionary definitions for keystrokes

keystroke

/ˈkiːˌstrəʊk/
noun
1.
a single operation of the mechanism of a typewriter or keyboard-operated typesetting machine by the action of a key
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Word Origin and History for keystrokes

keystroke

n.

1902, from key (n.1) + stroke (n.). Not in common use until the rise of computers. As a verb, by 1966 (implied in keystroking).

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