Definition of Touch-type

1. Verb. Type without looking at the keyboard.

Generic synonyms: Type, Typewrite
Derivative terms: Touch-typist

Definition of Touch-type

1. Verb. To type with a keyboard or typewriter while not looking at it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touch-type

touch-and-go landing
touch-and-go landings
touch-hole
touch-mark
touch-me-not
touch-move
touch-needle
touch-needles
touch-paper
touch-papers
touch-screen
touch-screens
touch-tone
touch-tone dialing
touch-tone dialling
touch-type (current term)
touch-typed
touch-types
touch-typing
touch-typist
touch-up
touch a chord
touch a nerve
touch a raw nerve
touch and go
touch base
touch bases
touch cell
touch cloth
touch corpuscle

Literary usage of Touch-type

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"... that the particular type of thought, or thought-temperament which is the underlying possibility of such a doctrine is the ' ' touch type. ..."

2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Loaves extremely poisonous to tho touch. Type locality : "Hab. in America septentrional!, Japonia." Herb. Geol. Surv. Herb. Mohr. Rhus radicans L. Sp. PI. ..."

3. Gages, Gaging and Inspection: A Comprehensive Treatise Covering the Limit by Douglas Thomas Hamilton (1918)
"... so that this type of gage is known as the "flush-pin" or "touch-type" of gage. The sense of touch is much more accurate than most people appreciate, ..."

4. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"No one should be allowed to touch type but the workman in whose charge it is placed. Picking up a type out of a case or the lifting of a line on galley or ..."

5. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1901)
"Printing-house rules for meddling with type are not sufficiently stringent. No one should be allowed to touch type but the workman in whose charge it is ..."

6. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"Printing-house rules for meddling with type are not sufficiently stringent. No one should be allowed to touch type but the workman in whose charge it is ..."

7. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"No one should be allowed to touch type but the workman in whose charge it is placed. Picking up a type out of a case or the lifting of a line on galley or ..."

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