hotkey

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Etymology[edit]

hot +‎ key

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hot‧key

Noun[edit]

hotkey (plural hotkeys)

  1. a keyboard shortcut

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Verb[edit]

hotkey (third-person singular simple present hotkeys, present participle hotkeying, simple past and past participle hotkeyed)

  1. (computing, intransitive) To navigate by means of a keyboard shortcut.
    • 1988, PC Mag (volume 7, number 21, page 183)
      All of the sales talk about hotkeying between 3270 sessions and DOS applications sounds great until you try to squeeze the DOS applications into the PC while it's emulating a terminal.

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