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The biggest decision you’ll have to make around “typing feel” is whether or not you want a mechanical keyboard, named for the physical mechanisms under each key “actuate” or trigger each input.
THE BEST KEYBOARDS FOR MACS OF 2022DON MELANSONFEBRUARY 26, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Mechanical keys, which use a physical switch to “actuate” your inputs, were prized for their superior typing feel and the reliability of a physical switch.
THE BEST WIRELESS MECHANICAL KEYBOARDS OF 2022CHRIS COKEFEBRUARY 15, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
You could customize how your keyboard sounds, how hard you have to press each key to actuate it, how much that key “fights back” with each push, how many keys you want to have, and many other characteristics.
A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CUSTOM MECHANICAL KEYBOARDSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.FEBRUARY 13, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
As with mechanical keyboards, the switches in the V2 Chroma use a physical mechanism to “actuate” an input, sending the signal to your Xbox or PC.
RAZER WOLVERINE V2 CHROMA XBOX CONTROLLER REVIEW: A WIRED REVIVALMIKE EPSTEINDECEMBER 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Demand for rim-brake wheels and cable-actuated shifting has plummeted at the high end of the sport.
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To keep weight down, the Xenic has one easily actuated 11-degree heel riser in tour mode.
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Like mechanical keyboard switches, the Wolverines’ clickiness also informs you that the button has actuated, so you know a button’s been pressed.
BEST CONTROLLERS FOR PC: GREAT GAMEPADS FOR EVERY PLAYERMIKE EPSTEINSEPTEMBER 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Location intelligence visualizes climate-related risks to AT&T’s infrastructure, based on contextual information and science-actuated knowledge.
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Basically, it’s an integrated suspension system consisting of two accelerometers telling a microprocessor what the bike is experiencing 1,000 times per second and adjusting the shocks’ magnet-actuated valves accordingly.
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He sought to penetrate the human heart, and to reveal the secret motives which actuate the conduct of men.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO ACTUATE

  • actuate
  • drive
  • force
  • impel
  • launch
  • mobilize
  • move
  • press
  • push
  • send
  • set going
  • set in motion
  • shoot
  • shove
  • start
  • thrust
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