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Engelsk tillægsord: key

1. key serving as an essential component

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA cardinal rule.
The central cause of the problem.
An example that was fundamental to the argument.
Computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cardinal, central, fundamental, primal

Termer med lignende betydningimportant, of import

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unimportant

Engelsk navneord: key

1. key (om genstand) metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

Mindre specifikke termerdevice

Mere specifikke termerignition key, latchkey, master, master key, passe-partout, passkey

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbit, shank, stem

2. key (om erkendelse) something crucial for explaining

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe key to development is economic integration.

Mindre specifikke termerexplanation

3. key (om egenskab) pitch of the voice

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe spoke in a low key.

Mindre specifikke termerpitch

4. key (om kommunikation) any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tonality

Mindre specifikke termermusical notation

Mere specifikke termerhome key, major key, major mode, minor key, minor mode, tonic key

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)atonalism, atonality

5. key (om mængde el. mål) a kilogram of a narcotic drug

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were carrying two keys of heroin.

Mindre specifikke termerkg, kilo, kilogram

Overordnet anvendelseargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

6. key (om plante) a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)key fruit, samara

Mindre specifikke termerachene

7. Key (om person) 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)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Francis Scott Key

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerattorney, lawyer, poet

8. key (om ting) a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cay, Florida key

Mindre specifikke termercoral reef

Omfatter disse overordnede termerEverglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State

9. key (om sted) (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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hit a jump shot from the top of the key.
He dominates play in the paint.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)paint

Mindre specifikke termerspace

Omfatter disse specifikke termerfoul line

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbasketball court

Overordnet emneområdebasketball, basketball game, hoops

10. key (om kommunikation) a list of answers to a test

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSome students had stolen the key to the final exam.

Mindre specifikke termerlist, listing

11. key (om kommunikation) a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

Mindre specifikke termerlist, listing

Mere specifikke termerkey word

12. key (om kommunikation) a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it.

Mindre specifikke termerpositive identification

13. key (om genstand) mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)winder

Mindre specifikke termermechanical device

Mere specifikke termerwatch key

14. key (om genstand) the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)headstone, keystone

Mindre specifikke termerbuilding block

Mere specifikke termercoign, coigne, quoin

Omfatter disse overordnede termerarch

15. key (om genstand) a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

Mindre specifikke termerlever

Mere specifikke termerbackspace, backspace key, backspacer, command key, control key, return, return key, shift, shift key, space bar, tab, tab key, telegraph key

Omfatter disse overordnede termeraction, action mechanism

Tilhører disse overordnede termerkeyboard

Engelsk udsagnsord: key

1. key (om erkendelse) identify as in botany or biology, for example

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)describe, discover, distinguish, identify, key out, name

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Kan forårsageassort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out

2. key (om forhold) provide with a key

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe were keyed after the locks were changed in the building.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerfurnish, provide, render, supply

3. key (om relation) vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termervandalise, vandalize

4. key (om ændring) regulate the musical pitch of

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerchord, harmonise, harmonize

Overordnet emneområdemusic

5. key (om ændring) harmonize with or adjust to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKey one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termerharmonise, harmonize, reconcile

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