Definitions for keypadˈkiˌpæd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small panel of numeric and other special keys, as on a computer keyboard.
Origin of keypad:
computer keyboard, keypad(noun)
a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard
A small board with keys primarily used for tactile input into a machine.
Many laptop computers have special function keys which turn part of the alphabetical keyboard into a numerical keypad.
A keypad is a set of buttons arranged in a block or "pad" which usually bear digits, symbols and usually a complete set of alphabetical letters. If it mostly contains numbers then it can also be called a numeric keypad. Keypads are found on many alphanumeric keyboards and on other devices such as calculators, push-button telephones, combination locks, and digital door locks, which require mainly numeric input.
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