Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A key or similar part of a musical instrument that is touched to produce a sound

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A key or thing touched to produce a tone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as key, 4 .

Etymologies

Italian (Wiktionary)

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  • Please to be bracketing please to be bracketing, plethora

    June 8, 2009

  • Please to be bracketing *facepizza*, bilby.

    June 8, 2009

  • Italian - key, button (of a machine). It does not mean taste.

    Foreigner at espresso machine: See here. It says Premere il tasto X. That's for premium taste, right?
    Italiano: No, it just means 'Press button X'.
    Foreigner: Press button?
    Italian: Yes.
    Foreigner: With my tongue?
    Italian: *facepizza*

    June 8, 2009