home key

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home key

- The home key is either of two keys on a keyboard acting as the base position for one's fingers in touch-typing (left F, right J).
See also related terms for keyboard.
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Noun1.home key - the basic key in which a piece of music is writtenhome key - the basic key in which a piece of music is written
tonality, key - any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
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The a, s, d, f, j, k, l, and ; keys are called home keys. The hands drawn here show which finger should press each of these home keys.
Keep going until you've typed eight lines--one line for each of the home keys.