Definitions for backspaceˈbækˌspeɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word backspace
backspace key, backspace, backspacer(verb)
the typewriter key used for back spacing
hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard
"To erase, you must backspace"
The key on a typewriter that moves the head one position backwards.
A keyboard key used for removing a character behind the cursor, and moving the cursor one position backwards.
To remove a character behind a cursor.
To move a magnetic tape to a previous block.
Backspace is the keyboard key that originally pushed the typewriter carriage one position backwards, and in modern computer systems moves the display cursor one position backwards, deletes the character at that position, and shifts back the text after that position by one position.
Images & Illustrations of backspace
Translations for backspace
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for backspace »
Find a translation for the backspace definition in other languages:
Select another language: