key

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key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for a lock)sleutel nw de
 I can't find the key to unlock the door.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for a code)sleutel nw de
  wachtwoord nw het
 The software has a key that you have to type in to be able to use it.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on a computer keyboard)toets nw de
 After finishing a line, you need to hit the Enter key.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: D major, etc.)toonaard nw de
 The song was written in the key of D major.
key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most important)belangrijkst bn
 The key ingredient is garlic.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for a map)legende, legenda nw de
 The key to the map says that one centimetre is equal to one kilometre.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dictionary)legende nw de
 The dictionary's key explains all the abbreviations.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for a problem, solution) (figuurlijk)sleutel nw de
 The key to solving the puzzle is to eliminate the incorrect answers.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on a piano, etc.)toets nw de
 A piano has many white and black keys.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on a mechanism, for winding)sleutel nw de
 We wind our grandfather clock once a week with a key.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (means of access) (figuurlijk)deur, poort nw de
 The key to getting into this college is to perform well at interview.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (style, tone)stijl nw de
 Her house is decorated in a very soft key.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (keystone)sluitsteen nw de
 Look at the key of the arch.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (island reef)key nw de
  rif nw het
 Key West is one of the Florida Keys.
key vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set pitch of musical instrument)stemmen overg.ww
 The guitar needs to be keyed higher than that.
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centraal bn/bw (in het midden)central adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  key n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
sleutel nw de (om slot te openen/sluiten)key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
deur nw de fig. (opening, kans) (figurative)door nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (figurative)key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ambitie is de deur naar succes.
 Ambition is the door to success.
sleutel nw de figuurlijk (toegang, code) (figurative)key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  code nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  clue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Samengestelde woorden:
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achter slot en grendel bw (opgesloten)under lock and key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
autosleutel nw de (wagen: deuren openen en starten)car key, automobile key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
de sleutel tot lidw+nw+vz figuurlijk (belangrijk element voor) (figurative)the key to nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
de toon aangeven onoverg. uitdr. letterlijk (muziek) (music)give the key v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
home nw de (computer: toets) (keyboard)home key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
huissleutel nw de (sleutel van de voordeur)latchkey, front-door key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (literally)house key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
uit de toon bw (vals, onzuiver)out of tune advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  off-key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
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key figures nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (important individuals)sleutelfiguren nw mv
 Leonardo da Vinci was one of the key figures of the Renaissance.
keypunch,
key punch,
card punch
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hole-punching device) (verouderd)ponsmachine, kaartponser nw de
keypunch,
key punch
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(enter data using a keypunch)een ponsmachine gebruiken, een kaartponser gebruiken frase
keyword nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (word: deciphers a code)sleutel nw de
keyword nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (search term)zoekwoord, sleutelwoord nw het
 The index can be searched by subject or by keyword.
key word nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (important term)sleutelwoord nw het
 The key word here is 'estimated'.
off key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (out of tune)vals bn
 Elena was off key and her voice sounded very strained.
off key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (out of tune)uit de toon bw
 Angela was singing off key.
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Collocatie: keyed his [car, truck], the [house, car, office] keys, off-key singing, meer...

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