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Meaning of home row

home' row"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in touch typing) the row on a typewriter or computer keyboard that contains the keysto which four fingers of each hand return as a base, on a QWERTY keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the right.
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