Dvorak keyboard

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

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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Also called Dvo·rak.
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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)
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