(A small piece of metal shaped so that it will move the bolt of a lock and so lock or unlock something, a similar instrument for winding a clock or tightening a spring etc., a set of answers to problems, the general tone or degree of intensity of something) ចំណុចសោរ, ចំណុចសំខាន់, ផ្លែចុក (គ្រឿងភ្លេង, ម៉ាស៊ីនអង្គុលីលេខ), key to a lock កូនសោរ, key to a puzzle កូនសោ (អ្វីៗដែលសំខាន់សម្រាប់ ដោះស្រាយបញ្ហាអ្វីមួយ), key to success អាថ៌កំបាំង, key boarder អ្នកវាយកុំព្យូទ័រ, typewriter key ផ្លែចុច (កុំព្យូទ័រ)
(បច្ចេកទេស) កូនសោ, គន្លឹះ, ចង្កឹះចុក
(controlling essential, important) សំខាន់
សំខាន់, ត្រៀមជាស្រេច
verbpast tense: keved ; past participle: keved ; present participle: keying ;
(TRANSITIVE) ~ something (in) (to bring into harmony, to fasten or lock with a key, to furnish with a key, to roughen a surface) វាយបញ្ចូល
Example: The key of the door, money is the key to her heart, Key to his success, Key to the mystery, Key to my Latin book, The key of C. key someone up ធ្វើអោយជ្រួល, តានតឹង key my project to his ធ្វើអោយស្របទៅតាម
  • key board
    - ប្រអប់វាយអក្សរ (កុំព្យូទ័រ)
  • key boarding
    - ការវាយកុំព្យូទ័រឬអង្គុលីលេខ
  • key factor
    - កត្ដាសំខាន់
    - កត្តាគន្លឹះ, កត្តាសំខាន់
  • key in
    - វាយបញ្ចូលក្នុងកំព្យូទ័រ
  • key of
    - កូនសោ (ភ្លេង)
  • key pad
    - កូនប្រអប់វាយអក្សរ
  • key position
    - តំណែងដ៏សំខាន់
  • key post
    - មុខតំណែងសំខាន់
  • key role
    - តួនាទីដ៏សំខាន់
  • key up
    - ធើ្វអោយភ្ញាក់ផ្អើល
  • master key
    - មេសោរ
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 place.
An instrument which is turned like a key in fastening or adjusting any mechanism; as, a watch key; a bed key, etc.
That part of an instrument or machine which serves as the means of operating it; as, a telegraph key; the keys of a pianoforte, or of a typewriter.
A position or condition which affords entrance, control, pr possession, etc.; as, the key of a line of defense; the key of a country; the key of a political situation. Hence, that which serves to unlock, open, discover, or solve something unknown or difficult; as, the key to a riddle; the key to a problem.
That part of a mechanism which serves to lock up, make fast, or adjust to position.
A piece of wood used as a wedge.
That part of the plastering which is forced through between the laths and holds the rest in place.
A wedge to unite two or more pieces, or adjust their relative position; a cotter; a forelock.
A bar, pin or wedge, to secure a crank, pulley, coupling, etc., upon a shaft, and prevent relative turning; sometimes holding by friction alone, but more frequently by its resistance to shearing, being usually embedded partly in the shaft and partly in the crank, pulley, etc.
An indehiscent, one-seeded fruit furnished with a wing, as the fruit of the ash and maple; a samara; -- called also key fruit.
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. Scales and tunes of every variety are made from the tones of a key.
The fundamental tone of a movement to which its modulations are referred, and with which it generally begins and ends; keynote.
(FIGURATIVE) The general pitch or tone of a sentence or utterance.
The last board of a floor when laid down.
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.
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.
verbpast tense: keved ; past participle: keved ; present participle: keying ;
(TRANSITIVE) To fasten or secure firmly; to fasten or tighten with keys or wedges.
A bar or key, in a typewriter or typesetting machine, used for spacing between letters.
A keystone