Definition of control key in English:

control key

Pronunciation /kənˈtrōl kē/ /kənˈtroʊl ki/

Translate control key into Spanish

noun

Computing
  • A key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.

    ‘If you press the control key then the game automatically targets the enemy closest to your mouse pointer, and so you don't have to worry about clicking on a moving target, or moving when you mean to attack.’
    • ‘When you think about it, the keyboard doesn't do anything you can't accomplish with the control key and mouse.’
    • ‘I would then hit the control key and ‘D' at the same time, and it would take the lines I entered and place them, in order, in the file.’
    • ‘Once you figure out the control keys, it is quite easy to play the game.’