Combination vs Keyset - What's the difference?

combination | keyset |


As nouns the difference between combination and keyset

is that combination is the act of combining, the state of being combined or the result of combining while keyset is (computing|telegraphy) an input device whose few keys can be pressed in many combinations, often simultaneously, to enter different commands or characters.

combination

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of combining, the state of being combined or the result of combining.
  • An object formed by combining.
  • A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
  • (mathematics) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
  • An association or alliance of people for some common purpose.
  • (billiards) A combination shot; a billiard; a shot where the cue ball hits a ball that strikes another ball on the table.
  • motorcycle and sidecar
  • Derived terms

    * recombination

    Synonyms

    *(act of combining) fusion, merger

    Antonyms

    * (act of combining) division, separation * (mathematics) permutation

    See also

    * permutation

    keyset

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing, telegraphy) An input device whose few keys can be pressed in many combinations, often simultaneously, to enter different commands or characters.
  • (computing, databases) A set of keys (unique identifiers) used to distinguish the rows of data being traversed by a cursor.
  • (rare) A collection of keys on a typewriter or keyboard.
  • This typewriter has a numeric keyset''' to the right of the standard alphanumeric '''keyset .