Key

  • 1 Key — (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 KEY — ist das englische Wort für Schlüssel, und damit Bestandteil von Anglizismen: Key Account Key Account Manager etc. Key steht im Sinne von Cay für eine kleine flache Insel: insbesondere die Florida Keys, Inselkette im US Bundesstaat Florida, USA:… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 Key — may refer to: Building* Key, Carpentry: timber or metal wedges used across or between two or more members to act as a tightening agent. * Key, Painting: to rough the surface of previous coats of paint to allow a secure bond for the next or top… …

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  • 4 Key — ist das englische Wort für Schlüssel, und damit Bestandteil von Anglizismen: Key Account Key Account Manager etc. Key steht im Sinne von Cay für eine kleine flache Insel: insbesondere die Florida Keys, Inselkette im US Bundesstaat Florida, USA:… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 KeY — is a formal software development tool that aims to integrate design, implementation, formal specification, and formal verification of object oriented software. It supports programs written in Java (more precisely: in a superset of Java Card) and… …

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  • 6 key — key1 [kē] n. pl. keys [ME keye < OE cæge, akin to OFris kei, kēia, to secure, guard] 1. an instrument, usually of metal, for moving the bolt of a lock and thus locking or unlocking something 2. any of several instruments or mechanical devices… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 key to — ˈkey to [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they key to he/she/it keys to present participle keying to past tense keyed to …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 Key — Key, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keying}.] 1. To fasten or secure firmly; to fasten or tighten with keys or wedges. Francis. [1913 Webster] 2. (Computers) To enter (text, data) using keys, especially those on a keyboard; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 key — adj: of vital importance (as in a business organization) esp. so as to be specially insured to the benefit of an employer key man key employee insurance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 key — Ⅰ. key [1] ► NOUN (pl. keys) 1) a small piece of shaped metal which is inserted into a lock and rotated to open or close it. 2) an instrument for grasping and turning a screw, peg, or nut. 3) a lever depressed by the finger in playing an… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 key — key, a. Essential; most important; as, the key fact in the inquiry; the president was the key player inthe negotiations. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 KEY — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Key, clef en anglais, peut faire référence à : Key, une société publiant des Eroge, Keys peut faire référence à : Les Keys, un archipel en… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 Key [1] — Key 1)Großer K., Fluß im südöstlichen Afrika, bildet die nördliche Grenze von Britisch Kaffraria gegen das unabhängige Kaffernland u. entsteht aus dem Schwarzen u. Weißen K., welche theilweise von den Strombergen, theilweise von dem Nordabhange… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 key — is simply a word you use instead of cool, dope, sweet, awesome, etc. The new ruler of Neptine is key. he has a key butt! …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 15 key — is simply a word you use instead of cool, dope, sweet, awesome, etc. The new ruler of Neptine is key. he has a key butt! …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 16 key — [adj] essential, important basic, chief, crucial, decisive, fundamental, indispensable, leading, main, major, material, pivotal, primary, principal, vital; concept 568 Ant. inessential, insignificant, nonessential, unimportant key [n1] item that… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 key — olmax: (Ağdaş, Mingəçevir) dağ olmaq. – Yağ key olub (Ağdaş) …

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  • 18 Key [2] — Key, deutscher Vorname, so v.w. Cajus …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Key [3] — Key (Cajus), John, geb. 1510 in Norwich, studirte in Cambridge, Italien, Frankreich u. Deutschland Medicin, einer der gelehrtesten Ärzte seiner Zeit, war Leibarzt des Königs Eduard VI. u. der Königinnen Maria u. Elisabeth u. st. 1573 in London;… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Key [1] — Key, 1) Emil, schwed. Politiker und Schriftsteller, geb. 7. Okt. 1822 auf Ed (Småland), gest. 31. Dez. 1892 in Wisby, studierte 1838–41 in Lund Rechtswissenschaft, widmete sich aber, nach längerm Aufenthalt im Ausland, seit 1848 der… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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