follow Dictionary.com

Love words? Sign up for our Word of the Day!

meta key

noun

a keyboard button that functions differently when held simultaneously with the Alt or Control keys

Examples

He has not been able to get the system to recognize the meta key.

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for meta

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for meta key