Definitions for "ENTER Key"
When it is pressed, this key on the computers keyboard lets the computer know that you have issued a command; in a word processing document, this key is used like a typewriters return key to add a line and a paragraph break. This key is sometimes referred to as the RETURN key. (7/96)
Key on the keyboard used to enter commands into the computer
A key on the computer keyboard that is marked with the word Enter or a large arrow. (There are often more than one enter keys on the keyboard.) Pressing the enter key will move you down a line in a word processing programs. In many programs it completes your selection or your entering of data and sends that data to the computer.