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Definition of "key":

noun: metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated


noun: a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed


noun: the central building block at the top of an arch or vault


noun: mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)


noun: pitch of the voice

"he spoke in a low key"


noun: something crucial for explaining

"the key to development is economic integration"


noun: a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access

"a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"


noun: a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations


noun: a list of answers to a test

"some students had stolen the key to the final exam"


noun: any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music


noun: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court

"he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"


noun: a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida


noun: United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)


noun: a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple


noun: a kilogram of a narcotic drug

"they were carrying two keys of heroin"


verb: harmonize with or adjust to

"key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"


verb: regulate the musical pitch of


verb: identify as in botany or biology, for example


verb: vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key

"His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"


verb: provide with a key

"We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"


adjective: serving as an essential component



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