What is space bar?

  • (noun): The bar-shaped typewriter key that introduces spaces when used.

Space Bar

The space bar, spacebar, or space key, is a key on an alphanumeric keyboard in the form of a horizontal bar in the lowermost row, significantly wider than other keys. Its main purpose is to conveniently enter a space, e.g., between words during typing. It is large enough so that a thumb from either hand can use it. The space bar key is almost always found on the bottom row of standard QWERTY or Dvorak keyboard layouts. Although it varies by Operating System, the space bar usually lies between the Alt (Windows) or Command (Mac) keys and below keys: c, v, b, n, m.

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Keyboard Keys - Layout - Key Types - Alphanumeric
... The Space bar is a horizontal bar in the lowermost row, which is significantly wider than other keys ... Its main purpose is to enter the space between words during typing ... Depending on the operating system, when the space bar is used with a modifier key such as the control key, it may have functions such as resizing or closing the current window, half-spacing, or backspacing ...
The Space Bar
... The Space Bar is an adventure game co-developed by Boffo Games and published by Rocket Science Games and SegaSoft in 1997 ... The name itself is a pun, as the game takes place in a bar in outer space--literally a "space bar" rather than the space bar found on a computer's keyboard ... Originally, Rocket Science Games was set to publish The Space Bar, but when their previous games sold poorly, Rocket Science looked to outside publishers for the needed ...
Space Bar
... The space bar, spacebar, or space key, is a key on an alphanumeric keyboard in the form of a horizontal bar in the lowermost row, significantly wider than other keys ... Its main purpose is to conveniently enter a space, e.g ... The space bar key is almost always found on the bottom row of standard QWERTY or Dvorak keyboard layouts ...

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