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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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