Definition of Touch typing

1. Noun. Typewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time.

Exact synonyms: Touch System
Generic synonyms: Typewriting, Typing



Definition of Touch typing

1. Noun. Typing without the use of sight to identify the keyboard keys. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touch Typing

touch holes
touch labor
touch modality
touch move
touch of the tar brush
touch of the tarbrush
touch off
touch on
touch panel
touch perception
touch screen
touch screens
touch sensation
touch system
touch typing (current term)
touch up
touch wood
toucha
touchable
touchableness
touchably
touchas
touchback
touchbacks
touchbox
touchboxes
touchdown
touchdown dance
touchdown dances

Literary usage of Touch typing

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1. Zirconium: International Strategic Minerals Inventory Summary Reportby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"At the touch-typing station, the students enter their personal story writing. At the vocabulary station, the students talk and write stories from their own ..."

2. Building a Network of Welcoming Services: Amerasian Resettlement by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"At the touch-typing station, the students enter their personal story writing. At the vocabulary station, the students talk and write stories from their own ..."

3. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"Open only to students who have completed two years of work in college or normal school and who posses? a knowledge of the theory of touch typing and an ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... taught in an up-to-date rehabilitation center for the blind, is like the hunt-and-peck system of typewriting compared to properly taught touch typing. ..."

5. The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist by Jacques Vallee (1982)
"Worse is the fact that touch-typing is impossible, because of the poor shape and position of the keys, the variable delay to get the letters to type 1 23 ..."

6. Official Catalogue of Exhibitors (1915)
""Rational" system of touch typing, 20th century bookkeeping. Palmer penmanship, business English and office practice. School term. April-October. ..."

7. Handbook of Commercial English by Iva Luella Myers Webber (1913)
"An attempt to learn shorthand without study is useless to learn touch typing by looking at the hands is a failure if you wish to make a success of both ..."

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