qwerty

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English[edit]

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From the first six letters on the top row of such a keyboard.

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qwerty (not comparable)

  1. Denoting a standard layout of keys on a keyboard for typing, in which the leftmost keys of the top lettered row are Q-W-E-R-T-Y.
    • 1978, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, v 24 (Printers and Printing/Arabic Printing to Public Policy/Copyright, and Information Technology), p 109:
      It was the Monotype model D keyboard introduced in 1907 which became the standard for printers, with a “qwerty” typewriter lay and removable keybars which made the keyboard independent of the matrix case arrangement.

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Noun[edit]

qwerty m sg

  1. a qwerty keyboard

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