backspace key

backspace key
the typewriter key used for back spacing
Syn: ↑backspace, ↑backspacer
Derivationally related forms: ↑backspace (for: ↑backspacer)
Hypernyms: ↑key
Part Holonyms: ↑typewriter keyboard

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