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touch system

a system of typing in which each finger is assigned to one or more keys, thereby enabling a person to type without looking at the keyboard.
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Origin of touch system
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She studied the touch-system with the keyboard covered, and her blunders were disheartening.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for touch-system

touch system

a typing system in which the fingers are trained to find the correct keys, permitting the typist to read and type copy without looking at the keyboard
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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