ess keyboard) A computer keyboard that does not have a 10-key numeric keypad on the right side. Keyboards come in both styles, even gaming keyboards. See mechanical keyboard
and gaming keyboard
Ten Key Less and Ten Key
Many users prefer the smaller TKL keyboard because it takes up less room on the desk.
The Accountant's Preference
For people adept at calculator use, a 10-key (TK) computer keyboard is the hands-down favorite for numeric entry.