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hotkey

or hot key

[hot-kee]
noun Computers.
  1. an assigned key or sequence of keys programmed to execute a command or perform a specific task in a software application: On Windows computers, the hotkey Ctrl+S can be used to quickly save a file.
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Also called shortcut, keyboard shortcut.
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British Dictionary definitions for hot key

hot key

noun
  1. computing a single key or combination of keys on the keyboard of a computer that carries out a series of commands
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