Die Übersetzung von "key" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /kiː/

an instrument or tool by which something (eg a lock or a nut) is turned

Have you got the key for this door?

in musical instruments, one of the small parts pressed to sound the notes

piano keys.

in a typewriter, calculator etc, one of the parts which one presses to cause a letter etc to be printed, displayed etc.


the scale in which a piece of music is set

What key are you playing in?
the key of F.

something that explains a mystery or gives an answer to a mystery, a code etc

the key to the whole problem.

in a map etc, a table explaining the symbols etc used in it.

keyboard noun

the keys in a piano, typewriter etc arranged along or on a flat board

(à) clavier
The pianist sat down at the keyboard and began to play
A computer keyboard looks like that of a typewriter
(also adjective) harpsichords and other early keyboard instruments.

any keyboard (musical) instrument.

instrument à clavier
The album features Mick Brown on keyboards.
keyhole noun

the hole in which a key of a door etc is placed

trou de serrure
The child looked through the keyhole to see if his teacher was still with his parents.
keynote noun

the chief note in a musical key.


the chief point or theme (of a lecture etc).

idée dominante
keyed up

excited; tense.

Everybody was keyed up for a visit and inspection by the regional manager.

(Die Übersetzung von "key" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)