WASD keys

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WASD keys

Four keyboard keys that are used to interact with video games in lieu of Arrow keys or video game controller. The W and S keys control forward and backward movement, while A and D are left and right. ESDF and IJKL keys are used as well. See video game console.


Backlit WASD Keys
The Cougar 700 keyboard was designed for gamers, and the backlighting allows the W, A, S and D keys to optionally stand out for quick access. (Image courtesy of COMPUCASE CORPORATION, www.cougargaming.com)
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