from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bar at the bottom of the keyboard of a typewriter or computer that when pressed down introduces a horizontal space into text, as between words.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A key, in the shape of a bar, near the bottom of a keyboard, that generates a space character when pressed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A bar or key, in a typewriter, typesetting machine, or other keyboard (as a computer keyboard), used to insert a space between letters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as spacer, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the bar-shaped typewriter key that introduces spaces when used
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