Dvorak

noun, often attributive Dvor·ak \ də-ˈvȯr-ak \

Definition of Dvorak

:a typing keyboard with frequently used letters placed centrally — compare qwerty

Origin and Etymology of dvorak

August Dvorak †1975 American educator


Dvořák

biographical name Dvo·řák \ (də-)ˈvȯr-ˌzhäk \

Definition of Dvořák

Antonín 1841–1904 Bohemian composer

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