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Dvorak keyboard

[ dvawr-ak kee-bawrd ]
/ ˈdvɔr æk ˈkiˌbɔrd /
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noun

a keyboard designed to facilitate typing speed by having the most frequently used characters on the home row, with all the vowels on the left side.

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Origin of Dvorak keyboard

1930–35; named after its inventor, August Dvorak, U.S. educational psychologist and professor of education (1894–1975)
Dvinsk, DVLA, D.V.M., D.V.M.S., Dvořák, Dvorak keyboard, DVR, D.V.S., DVT, DW, dwaal
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