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home key

[′hōm ‚kē]
(engineering)
One of the eight keys on a keyboard on which the typist's fingers normally rest in the starting position for touch typing. Also known as guide key.

home key

A keyboard key used to move the cursor to the top of the screen or file or to the previous word or beginning of line. See home button.
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