Spacebar

A long horizontal key on the lower edge of a keyboard that is always the largest and longest key on the keyboard. When the spacebar key is pressed it creates an empty space, also known as a space character that helps separate words and other characters in a sentences.

Tip: When the keyboard is positioned in front of you the spacebar should be in the center of your body.

Where is the spacebar on the keyboard?

Below is an overview of a computer keyboard with the spacebar highlighted in blue.

Spacebar

Related pages

Also see: Keyboard terms, Non breaking space, White space