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Of, relating to, or designating the traditional configuration of computer or typewriter keyboard keys.

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


(ˈkwɜːtɪ) or

QWERTY keyboard

(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


(ˈkwɜr ti, ˈkwɛr-)

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.
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