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using an older system or product when a newer one would be better (derived from the arrangement of typewriter keys)
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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.]
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(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
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QWERTY(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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