Key

In music, a key is a family of tones whose regular members are called diatonic tones, and named key tone (or tonic) or one (or eight), mediant or three, dominant or five, subdominant or four, submediant or six, supertonic or two, and subtonic or seven. Chromatic tones are temporary members of a key, under such names as sharp four, flat seven, etc.
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In architecture a key is a piece of wood used as a wedge. The last board of a floor when laid down is also called the key. In plastering, the term key is applied to that part of the plastering which is forced through between the laths and holds the rest in place.
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[Marvel Comics] ==Fictional character biography== Key was a member of Randall Shire`s small travelling carnival in Australia before Shire was possessed by the alien Undying known as Semijan and enslaved Key and his brother Wall with his mutant vocal power. Key was forced to serve Shire, but still managed to alert Clarity, an enigmatic sourc
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[comics] The Key is the name of two fictional supervillains in the DC Comics universe. ==Fictional character biographies== ===Golden Age Key=== The Golden Age Key`s sole appearance is in 1951`s All Star Comics #57, which features the last Golden Age appearance of the Justice Society of America. In this story, the Key is the head of a major
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[lock] A key is an instrument that is used to operate a lock. A typical key consists of two parts: the blade, which slides into the keyway of the lock and distinguishes between different keys, and the bow, which is left protruding so that torque can be applied by the user. The blade is usually intended to operate one specific lock or a smal
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[company] Key is a Japanese visual novel studio which formed on July 21, 1998 as a brand under the publisher Visual Art`s and is located in Kita, Osaka, Japan. Key released their debut visual novel Kanon in June 1999, which combined an elaborate storyline, an up-to-date anime-style drawing style, and a musical score which helped to set the
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[instrument] A key is a specific part of a musical instrument. The purpose and function of the part in question depends on the instrument. On instruments equipped with tuning machines, violins and guitars, for example, a key is part of a tuning machine. It is a worm gear with a key shaped end used to turn a cog, which, in turn, is attached
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A signal to move on to the next step in a skydive
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In encryption, a key is a sequence of characters used to encode and decode a file. You can enter a key in two formats
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A low, insular BANK of sand, coral, etc., as one of the islets off the southern coast of Florida.
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[n] - United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812 2. [n] - a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida 3. [n] - any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music 4. [n] - a list of words or phrases that expla
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In an encryption system, the encryption algorithm is generally assumed to be known. What is kept secret is the key (however a key may be a public key or a private key). There are many different forms of key, each of which can be regarded as a string of meaningless bits until it is used, as input to the encryption algorithm, to encode or decode a me
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Branching and statement keys. Both are used to find out what something is.
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The control of a dynamics processing device by an external audio signal.
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Unique identifiers such as ID numbers, file references, etc. logically associated with an image document and used as index information.
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(In topic `Security`) A key is a string of bits used widely in cryptography to enable the encryption & decryption of data
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The promotion code which appears somewhere on each subscription order (see also “Source code�)
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The pitch reference for A diatonic scale
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1. The screw that controls ink flow from the ink fountain of a printing press.
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To roughen a surface to provide a better grip when it is being glued; also the surface so roughened.
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Key (kē) noun [ Middle English keye , key , kay , Anglo-Saxon cæg .] 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 plac
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Key transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Keved ; present participle & verbal noun Keying .] To fasten or secure firmly; to fasten or tighten with keys or wedges. Francis. To key up . (a) (Architecture)
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Key noun (Teleg.) A metallic lever by which the circuit of the sending or transmitting part of a station equipment may be easily and rapidly opened and closed; any device for closing or opening an electric circuit.
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Key noun A simplified version or analysis which accompanies something as a clue to its explanation, a book or table containing the solutions to problems, ciphers, allegories, or the like, or a table or synopsis of conspicuous distinguishing characters of members of a taxonomic group.
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To fasten or secure firmly; to fasten or tighten with keys or wedges. To key up. ... To raise the pitch of. Hence, fig, to produce nervous tension in. ... Origin: Keved; Keying. ... 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
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