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Synonyms for key

Synonyms for key

a means or method of entering into or achieving something desirable

dominant in importance or influence

Synonyms for key

metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

something crucial for explaining

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pitch of the voice

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any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

a kilogram of a narcotic drug

a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

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United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812

a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court

a list of answers to a test

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a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

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a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access

mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

identify as in botany or biology, for example

provide with a key

vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key

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regulate the musical pitch of

harmonize with or adjust to

serving as an essential component

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The building will contain laboratory space for the school's scientific investigators to conduct research in such key fields as cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurosciences and imaging, infectious diseases, and genetics.
Pros included strong educational systems, a large pool of technologically skilled labor, highly efficient uses of energy, and leadership in many key fields such as mobile telephony.
Scholars have investigated the humanism of leading Italian city-states and of key European countries as well as of prominent Renaissance intellectual figures and of key fields of study, such as music, education, and the sciences.
Alderman's Green Primary in Alderman's Green Road now compares well with similar schools in the key fields of English, maths and science, although it is still average or below average on a national picture.
Results of the current survey show that commissions in some key fields are up from those paid in 1990.
Tenders are invited for this public procurement competition relates to scanning and data capture services to select a company to digitise post primary teacher payroll data currently held on approximately 11,400 paper based files by means of scanning, indexing and data capturing certain key fields for the department of education and skills (des) pensions section based in athlone.
However, for a specific application, usually the required key fields are identical, such as IP 5-tuple key fields.
Shaikh Khalid's patronage of the event is in line with his keen interest to promote Bahrain as a perfect island and enhance its leading GCC role in all key fields, especially economy, which requires highlighting the kingdom's strategic plan 2030 and its social, economic and environmental dimensions.
Production in April-June rose by nearly 9 percent, and Vankor was one of the two key fields that contributed to the increase.
Shares, which have risen almost 400% this year, fell 19% even though Cairn upped its production target for two of the key fields in the development.
Durham Business School is adding to its strengths and international expertise by welcoming new academic staff in key fields of work.
With FastPIC office, file folders can be selected using up to eight user-defined key fields for maximum flexibility in records tracking and management.
For example, IDEX designs its software so that a user can select the names of all key fields to appear on the screens.
The SIB's mission is to provide world-class core bioinformatics resources to the global research community in key fields such as genomics, proteomics and systems biology, such as UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, SWISS-MODEL or STRING.
Though the BOI is working over the Fund's details with all stakeholders, it said the fund would be deployed to key fields, including the IT industry.