hot key
noun Date: 1983 a key or combination of keys on a computer keyboard programmed to perform a specific function when pressed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ˈhot ˌkey — noun [C] computing a key on a computer keyboard that provides a quick way of performing a set of actions …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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