Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An input device consisting of a set of keys that are typically numeric and arranged in a grid, as on a cell phone or calculator.

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  • noun A small board with keys primarily used for tactile input into a machine.

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  • noun a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard

Etymologies

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From key +‎ pad.

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