Key; glossary; index; legend.
1. Metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into a lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated.
2. A lever that actuates a mechanism when depressed.
3. A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations.
4. Something crucial for explaining.
5. A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida; SYN. cay, Florida keys.
One who manipulates.
ETYM Old Eng. pinne, as. pinn a pin, peg.
1. A piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.
2. A small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things, especially in sewing.
3. Flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green; SYN. flag.
4. Informal terms of the leg; SYN. peg, stick.
5. Two-part cylindrical tumblers held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown.
1. A violent twisting or a pull with or as if with twisting
2. A sharp twist or sudden jerk straining muscles or ligaments; also; the resultant injury (as of a joint)
3. A distorting or perverting alteration
4. Acute emotional distress; sudden violent mental change
5. A hand or power tool for holding, twisting, or turning an object (as a bolt or nut)
6. Monkey wrench
1. Šifra neophodna za šifrovanje i dešifrovanje datoteka.
2. Uzorak koji se koristi za pretraživanje i sortiranje baze podataka. Ako tražite imena i adrese svih ljudi koji žive u Italiji, ključ je "I".
1. On a keyboard, the combination of a plastic keycap, a tension mechanism that suspends the keycap but allows it to be pressed down, and an electronic mechanism that records the key press and key release.
2. In database management, an identifier for a record or group of records in a datafile. See also B-tree, hash, index(definition 1), inverted list, key field.
3. A binary number used with an encryption algorithm. In encryption and digital signatures, a string of bits used for encrypting and decrypting information to be transmitted. Encryption commonly relies on two different types of keys, a public key known to more than one person (say, both the sender and the receiver) and a private key known only to one person (typically, the sender).
4. A metal object used with a physical lock to disable a computer system.