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Backspace

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noun


(1)   The typewriter key used for back spacing

verb


(2)   Hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard
"To erase, you must backspace"
Wiktonary



Noun


  1. The key on a typewriter that moves the head one position backwards.
  2. A keyboard key used for removing a character behind the cursor, and moving the cursor one position backwards.

Verb



  1. To remove a character behind a cursor.
  2. To move a magnetic tape to a previous block.