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Etymology: L, in, within; ME, putten, to place
an implement that allows for the entry of commands or information for processing in a form acceptable to a computer, such as a mouse, keyboard, tape drive, disk drive, microphone, or light pen.
In assistive technology, the device that activates an electronic device. This can be a manual switch, a remote control, or a joystick.See: switch
See also: device