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Turkish translation of “key”

key

noun [C]
 
 
/kiː/
FOR LOCKS A1 a piece of metal cut into a particular shape and used for locking things such as doors, or for starting an engine
anahtar
I've lost my car keys.Locking and bolting
METHOD B1 a way of explaining or achieving something
en önemli nokta, çözüm yolu
Hard work is the key to success.Ways of achieving things
KEYBOARD B1 one of the parts you press with your fingers on a keyboard or musical instrument to produce letters, numbers, or to make a sound
tuşlar
Computer hardwareKeyboard instruments
MUSIC a set of musical notes based on one particular note
müzik notaları
the key of D majorTechnical music terms
SYMBOLS a list which explains the symbols on a map or picture
kısaltmalar, açıklamalar
Maps and map-makingSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
ANSWERS A2 a list of answers to an exercise or game
cevap anahtarı
→ See also under lock and keySolving and solutions
(Definition of key noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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