key

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key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device that opens a lock)chave sf
 I can't find the key to unlock the door.
 Não acho a chave para destrancar a porta.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (software: code)código sm
  chave sf
 The software has a key that you have to type in to be able to use it.
 Para ser usado, o programa tem um código que é preciso digitar.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (button on a computer keyboard) (computação)tecla sf
 After finishing a line, you need to hit the Enter key.
 Ao completar uma linha, é preciso pressionar a tecla Enter.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music: D major, etc.) (música)clave sf
 The song was written in the key of D major.
 A canção foi escrita para a clave de Ré maior.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (legend on a map) (para um mapa)legenda sf
 The key to the map says that one centimetre is equal to one kilometre.
 A legenda do mapa diz que um centímetro é igual a um quilômetro.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on a piano, etc.) (do piano)tecla sf
 A piano has many white and black keys.
 Um piano tem muitas teclas brancas e pretas.
key,
key to [sth]
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(solution) (solução)chave sf
  (técnica para resolver algo)segredo sm
 The key to solving the puzzle is to eliminate the incorrect answers.
 A chave para resolver o quebra-cabeça é eliminar as respostas incorretas.
the key to [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (most important thing) (artimanha, meio de acesso)segredo sm
  chave sf
 The key to getting into this college is to perform well at interview.
 O segredo para entrar nesta faculdade é se sair bem na entrevista.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on a mechanism, for winding) (para dar corda)chave, corda sf
 I've lost the key for the grandfather clock.
 Eu perdi a chave para o relógio de pêndulo.
 
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key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most important)chave sf
  essencial, decisivo adj
 The key ingredient is garlic.
 O ingrediente chave é o alho.
 O ingrediente essencial (or: decisivo) é o alho.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dictionary) (de dicionário)legenda sf
 The dictionary's key explains all the abbreviations.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (style, tone) (modo)estilo, tom sm
 Her house is decorated in a very soft key.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (keystone) (pedra angular)chave de abóbada sf
  viga mestra sf
 Look at the key of the arch.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (island reef) (recife de corais)recife sm
 Key West is one of the Florida Keys.
key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (can opener)abridor sm
 You open the sardine tin with the key that's attached to the lid.
 Você abre a lata de sardinha com o abridor que fica na tampa.
key vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (set pitch of musical instrument) (instrumento)afinar vt
 The guitar needs to be keyed higher than that.
key [sth] into [sth] vtr + prep (data: type in)inserir vt
 She keyed the data into a spreadsheet.
 Ela inseriu os dados na planilha.
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Allen key,
Allen wrench,
hex key
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(L-shaped wrench) (ferramenta mecânica)chave Allen sf
answer key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (answers to test questions) (respostas de avaliação)gabarito sm
 The student stole the answer key from the teacher's desk, and sold the answers.
backspace key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on computer keyboard) (informática)tecla de retrocesso loc sm
 Hitting the backspace key removes the most recently typed symbol.
computer key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (touch control on a keyboard)tecla de computador loc sf
control key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Ctrl: touch control on a keyboard) (informática)tecla Control loc sf
 The control key is used to modify the actions of other keys.
door key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (key to house, hotel room)chave da porta loc sf
 In modern hotels, the door key is a plastic card.
Enter key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Return: button on keyboard)tecla enter loc sf
 The enter key is used to take the cursor to the next line or to execute a command or operation.
function key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (button on computer keyboard) (botão no teclado do computador)tecla funcional loc sf
  tecla de função loc sf
 The function keys are always numbered F1, F2, F3, etc.
key chain,
keychain
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fob for attaching keys)chaveiro sm
 I got my dad a souvenir key chain from Paris.
key figures nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (important individuals)principais figuras
 Leonardo da Vinci was one of the key figures of the Renaissance.
key holder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ring or fob to which keys are attached) (corrente ou arco para prender chaves)chaveiro sm
  porta-chaves sm pl
 He gave me a key holder which I can attach to my belt so I don't lose it.
key holder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who has the key) (aquele que guarda chaves)claviculário, chaveiro sm
 The police need the contact details of a keyholder in case the burglar alarm goes off.
key in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (enter by typing)teclar, teclear vt
 Key in your name and email address on the online application form.
key issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (crucial subject)questão-chave loc sf
key pattern nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (geometric border design) (desenho geométrico)grega sf
 Ancient Greek pottery makes extensive use of the key pattern.
key ring,
keyring
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(metal loop for holding keys)chaveiro sm
key ring,
keyring
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(computing: file of encryption keys)chave de segurança loc sf
key-ring,
ring key
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(ancient key worn as a ring)chave usada como anel loc sf
keypunch,
key punch,
card punch
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hole-punching device)perfurador de cartão loc sm
keypunch,
key punch
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(enter data using a keypunch)inserir dados usando um perfurador de cartão loc v
keypunch [sth],
key punch [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(data: enter using a keypunch)inserir dados usando um perfurador de cartão loc v
keyword nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (search term) (termo de procura)palavra-chave sf
 The index can be searched by subject or by keyword.
keyword nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (word: deciphers a code)palavra-chave sf
key word nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (important term) (termo importante)palavra-chave sf
 The key word here is 'estimated'.
KPI nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (key performance indicator)indicador-chave de desempenho loc sm
low key,
low-key
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(light, colour: subtle, subdued)sutil adj
  suave adj
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 The colour of this carpet is very low key.
low key,
low-key
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (not ostentatious) (figurado, sem ostentação)pequeno adj
 The party was just a low-key affair with a few friends.
master key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (passkey, key that opens a number of locks) (que abre todos os cadeados)chave mestra loc sf
 I lost the key to my apartment and so had to ask the caretaker to open the door for me with his master key.
off key,
off-key
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(out of tune)fora do tom expres
 Elena was off key and her voice sounded very strained.
off key,
off-key
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(out of tune)fora do tom expres
 Angela was singing off key.
skeleton key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (master or multi-purpose key) (chave-mestra ou multifuncional)chave-mestra sf
 The hotel maid had a skeleton key so she could let herself into any room she wanted.
under lock and key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to or in prison) (preso)atrás das grades loc adv
 This type of deviant behaviour will get you put under lock and key.
under lock and key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: in prison) (prisão)atrás das grades adj
 He's under lock and key after he committed that robbery last year.
under lock and key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (thing: locked away)escondido adj
 I want you to stop overspending so I put your credit card under lock and key.
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