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A keyboard is a data entry or control device using a number of keys which are to be pressed by the fingers. There are two main types of keyboard:

Term "keyboard" may also refer to one of the keyboard instruments (Piano, Harpsichord, Organ etc.)

Other types of keyboards, known as numeric keypads, are the

Entering text using the keyboard is usually called typing. There is also a standard for good technique that will allow typists to reduce carpal tunnel syndrome. See typing for more details.

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