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QWER·TY

 (kwûr′tē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating the traditional configuration of computer or typewriter keyboard keys.

[From the first six letters at the upper left.]

qwerty

(ˈkwɜːtɪ) or

QWERTY keyboard

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the standard English language typewriter keyboard layout with the characters q, w, e, r, t, and y positioned on the top row of alphabetic characters at the left side of the keyboard

QWERTY

(ˈkwɜr ti, ˈkwɛr-)

adj.
of or noting the standard typewriter or computer keyboard with q, w, e, r, t, and y being the first six of the top row of letters, starting from the left.
[1925–30]
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References in periodicals archive ?
For example, PROTEROTYPE is one of the longest words which can be typed on the QWERTYUIOP row of a standard keyboard; FLAGFALLS is one of the longest words which can be typed on the ASDFGHJKL row; and BZZZBZZZ is the longest word which can be typed on the ZXCVBNM row.
For example, PROTEROTYPE is one of the longest words which can be typed on the QWERTYUIOP row, FLAGFALLS is one of the longest words which can be typed on the ASDFGHJKL row, and BZZZBZZZ is the longest word which can be typed on the ZXCVBNM row.
Letters used only once Letters repeated Rows 1 & 2: 12 letters : 20 letters : QWERTYUIOP FARSIGHTEDLY (W3) GASTROHYSTERORRHAPHY (W2) ASDFGHJKL HYDROSULFITE (W3) SUPERULTRAFROSTIFIED (W2) TRIADELPHOUS (W3) Rows 1 & 3: 11 letters : 19 letters : QWERTYUIOP PYROBITUMEN (W3) PYOPNEUMOPERITONEUM (W2) ZXCVBNM Rows 2 & 3: 7 letters : 12 letters : ASDFGHJKL SCHMALZ (W3) CASSABANANAS (W3) ZXCVBNM