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Noun: backspace  'bak,speys
  1. A keyboard key used to delete the previous letter
    - backspace key, backspacer
Verb: backspace  'bak,speys
  1. Hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard
    "To erase, you must backspace"

Derived forms: backspaces, backspacing, backspaced

Type of: key, type, typewrite

Part of: typewriter keyboard

Encyclopedia: Backspace