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Definition: WASD keys

Four keyboard keys that are used to interact with video games in lieu of Arrow keys or a controller. W and S control forward and backward movement, while A and D are left and right. Q, E, F, X, Shift and Spacebar are also used in various games. See gaming keyboard, video game console and video game controller.

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)