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Thumbing

Last updated: August 18, 2011

What Does Thumbing Mean?

Thumbing refers to a method of typing that employs only thumbs. Thumbing is used on a handheld device with a built-in keyboard that is too small to type with all fingers.

May also be referred to as thumb typing.

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Techopedia Explains Thumbing

Thumbing is often used for text messaging or typing on a Blackberry, personal data assistant (PDA) or mobile phone. The tiny keyboard on these devices may be called a thumb keyboard.

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Synonyms

Thumb Typing

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