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Princeton's WordNet

  1. control key, command keynoun

    (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters


  1. Command keynoun

    Primary meta/modifier key used in Apple Macintosh computer keyboards for executing keyboard shortcuts. Usually represented by the u2318 (Place of Interest Sign) and sometimes called the "Apple key" as the Apple logo is often on the key as well.


  1. Command key

    The Command key, also historically known as the Apple key, open-Apple key, pretzel key, or meta key, is a modifier key present on Apple Keyboards. The Command key's purpose is to allow the user to enter keyboard shortcut commands to GUI applications. An "extended" Macintosh keyboard—the most common type—has two command keys, one on each side of the space bar; some compact keyboards have one only on the left. The Bowen knot symbol was chosen after Steve Jobs decided that the use of the Apple logo in the menu system would be an over-use of the logo.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. command key

    [Mac users] Syn. feature key.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of command key in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of command key in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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