Key meaning

Key definition

A parallel-sided piece inserted into a groove cut part way into each of two parts, which prevents slippage between the two parts and they rotate together. Used to secure gears, pulleys , cranks, handles, etc. Also see allen wrench , flat key , gib-head key , half-moon key , Pratt and Whitney key , square key , valve keeper , and woodruff key .

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