Traducción de key en español:

key

llave, n.

Pronunciación: /ki//kiː/

nombre

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    • 1.1

      (for lock) llave femenino
      (on can) llave femenino
      (on can) abridor masculino
      I've lost my house/car keys he perdido las llaves de casa/del coche
      • turn the key twice dale dos vueltas a la llave
      • key holder administradora de llaves
      • But Moore had a set of keys, so he opened the door for himself.
      • Later on I realized I had lost my keys and Bernie found them in the sand, about fifteen feet away from where we were sitting.
      • I inserted my key into the lock and opened the door, listening for telltale sounds.
      • Then they tried to use the keys to open the door but put the wrong key in the lock.
      • He pulled the keys out, opened the door and slammed it closed.
      • He also made a large key for the door of Sheriff Hutton Hall.
      • Ryan turned his house key in the door and followed Katalyn inside.
      • From her pockets, she produced a key and inserted the key into the door, opening it.
      • Peterson glared at him as he pulled a house key from his jacket pocket.
      • He walked me to the door and I fumbled with my keys before opening it.
      • Gone forever are the enormous key rings with the bunches of clanging keys carried by the prison officers.
      • I fished out my keys, opened the door, and let him in.
      • When he reached her door, he turned the spare key in the lock and walked inside.
      • It will be a far cry from North Sea Camp open prison where inmates have keys to their own rooms.
      • Maria fiddled with the keys, trying to open the lock to the door of her yellow convertible.
      • In the recovery room and three theatres, the drugs cupboards had been opened using force and the metal cupboards inside had been opened with keys.
      • It took him a few minutes to find the right key and open the lock.
      • He bent down and pushed the key into the keyhole.
      • Thieves are only too happy to look out for people leaving their doors open and keys on show.
      • When David Brooke arrived the curtains were closed and the keys were inside the door lock.

    • 1.2(for clock, mechanical toy)

      llave femenino
      • The clock does work, you wind it up with a key and it has a clear ringing double chime and right now it is keeping time.
      • The front of the tail mount is attached the keel and the back is elevated, plus there is no screw key below the keel.
      • Slotted stems are turned with a screwdriver and square ones are turned with a radiator key.
      • Threats of police action to obtain the clock winding key were made recently.
      • Use a lag-screw system that includes a special key that can sink or retrieve the screw.
      • Remove adjusting keys and wrenches from tool before turning it on.
      • Along the same line are the T-shaped hex tools with vinyl grips and L-shaped keys for greater torque power.
      • It later serviced the local textile industry, but then found a niche with the water industry, making valve keys for reservoirs and water mains.

    • 1.3

      (switch) llave femenino
      (switch) interruptor masculino
      (for transmitting coded signals) manipulador masculino
      • Figuring they'd be arguing for awhile, she just pulled the keys out of the ignition and leaned back across the seat, looking her son in the eye.
      • I am now car-less and about £2,000 out of pocket, as I don't think that the insurance will pay out as I had left the keys in the ignition.
      • He also grabbed the car keys from the ignition to prevent them driving off.
      • There are systems already installed in our vehicles to warn us that we have left our headlights on or our keys in the ignition.
      • Thieves have been preying on motorists who leave their keys in the ignition and engines running to defrost their cars.
      • She put the keys into the ignition and sped off into the night, trying to find something to concentrate on besides her disturbing memories.
      • I put the keys in the ignition and backed out of the driveway.
      • The key was in the ignition and Jessie was about to pull out of the parking lot, when she stopped.
      • When police stopped him his car engine was switched off and the keys were in the ignition and he was sitting in the driver's seat.
      • He switched the keys in the ignition and the car started to roar.
      • I sighed with relief before sliding into the jeep and slipping the keys in the ignition.
      • Because it was a secluded spot with no-one else around she left the keys in the ignition with the engine running.
      • Twist the key in the ignition and the engine doesn't so much explode into life as dutifully and modestly clear its throat.
      • He swerved into his parking space on the dock, took his key out of the ignition, locked the car and ran up to the ship.
      • A woman sits at a telegraph key and rattles Morse code along a wire.
      • Alysha took the keys out of the ignition and locked the car.
      • I put everything back in the bag, grabbed my keys out of the ignition, locked the doors, slung the bag over my shoulder and waited.
      • Now he reached for the keys, turned the ignition key and waited, half-expecting the car not to start.
      • She had learned to shoot a pistol, crawl under barbed wire, tap out gibberish on a Morse key.
      • She turned the key in the ignition and they left Pickering Beach, driving west.
      • Anytime we flip a switch, turn a key in the ignition, or mail a letter, we expect something to happen.
      • Lucas shifted the car into park before pulling the keys from the ignition.
      • Using the Morse key, operators at the stations were able to communicate with the world 24 hours a day.

    • 1.4(peg, wedge)

      cuña femenino
      • Opening the bubble-wrap we find the main unit, an instruction leaflet and a small bag with the screws and 2 keys.
      • In the box you also get a well-written manual, a bag of drive rails, a large collection of screws/standoffs and the keys for the side panel.
      • A cotter key fits in the two holes I drilled at the bottom and holds it open or shut.
      • Depending on the type of block you are using, there is typically some sort of key that locks one row to the row below it.

  • 2

    • 2.1(to puzzle, code etc)

      clave femenino
      • So, be careful with this CD-ROM set as you should be with the answer key in any math textbook.
      • Answer keys for tests and practice problems are found in each chapter.
      • More recent viruses and blended threats also extract passwords, decryption keys and logged keystrokes.
      • If there are keys for answers, check what your child will be learning and see if it's in a skill that will be called for.
      • The ‘DaVinci code’ of the title refers to cryptic keys supposedly incorporated by Leonardo da Vinci into his art.
      • The encryption keys are sent over dedicated links, and the messages ciphered with those keys are transmitted over the Internet.
      • Cryptographic keys and iris code reside in the smart card.
      • How could you get a secret encryption key to someone in cyberspace?
      • In North Carolina, no one at the school has access to the answer key or to grading the essays on our state tests.
      • I have been trying to get my hands on that answer key for several years, and kept getting turned down.
      • Stream ciphers are essentially practical adaptations of the Vernam Cipher with small keys.
      • Asymmetric encryption relies on two keys that work together as a pair an encryption key and a decryption key.
      • Then, she tried the drawer of the desk that she knew the test answer key was hidden in.
      • The strongest of all cipher systems require a random key as long as the message that's being sent.
      • My music students have those same moments because they, too, have the answer key.
      • Your report says that she has the code keys memorized.
      • Quantum cryptography systems discard these corrupt keys and only use codes that are known to be secure.
      • After the teaching tips and 175 daily lessons, there's a set of workbook answer keys, tests and quiz drill sheets.
      • If there are no answer keys, compare your answers against those of some friends of yours who are also doing the practice competitions.
      • The classroom teacher rated each test using answer keys, while the second author independently scored all tests.
      • British agents broke into the Spanish Embassy in Washington and stole the keys to their ciphers, enabling Bletchley Park to crack the Spanish codes.
      • There are many ways of cheating on standardized tests other than doctoring the answer keys or even using questions from the test in class exercises.
      • A good open-ended question should include a detailed answer key for the person marking the paper.

    • 2.2(to map)

      explicación de los signos convencionales femenino
      • References to pertinent illustrations are noted within the keys to help the user visualize and clarify the plant anatomy in question.
      • There is extensive use of place names without accompanying maps throughout the book, and many of the maps provided lack keys and scales.
      • For the reader who is not familiar with Soviet map symbols, there is a key in the back of the book.
      • References within the tables themselves are listed in a key below each individual Appendix.
      • In fact, as will be obvious to any reader who has ever used an index, the symbols in the key refer to the chapters in which the characters appear.

    • 2.3(answers)

      (feminine plural) soluciones
      (feminine plural) respuestas

  • 3

    (crucial element)
    clave femenino
    patience is the key la paciencia es el factor clave / la clave
    • Clark, who is a former champion, said consistency was the key to their victory.
    • This awareness will provide the key to tracking animals, both human and otherwise.
    • The key to raising the achievement of these boys is good teaching.
    • But as he explains, it is this hardship that provides a key to understanding the spirit and culture of these tribes.
    • Moderation is the key to success when training your legs and glutes.
    • In this it seems to me he is correct and has come up with a vital key to our understanding of Elgar.
    • Universal responsibility is the real key to human survival.
    • In a recent commencement address, she gave graduates a few keys to being a well-rounded person.
    • In my view these statements provide a significant key to the resolution of the issue before me.
    • The inscription is therefore credited as one of the keys to opening up the thousands of years of Egyptian history.
    • Their motivation provides a key to the distinctive nature of modern terrorism.
    • Education is the key to a future for humankind, especially for a healthier humankind with a suitable replacement rate.
    • We strongly support our volunteer local organizing committees, whose good will and hard work are the keys to success.
    • In the case of the stockmarket, the key to achieving good capital growth is profitability.
    • When exfoliating, the key is to remove the dead skin cells but leave healthy ones intact.
    • Investment in higher education is the key to our future.
    • Secondly, I was always of the opinion that the key to empowering women was to provide them with choice.
    • The Dalai Lama once said that simplicity is the key to happiness in the modern world.
    • Dr Bracken said the key to providing a good service was time - and that was often in short supply.
    • The key is to plan a fun event early in the year that features activities the family will enjoy.
  • 4

    (of typewriter, piano) tecla femenino
    (of wind instrument) llave femenino
    • There will also be convertibles to drive to the countryside, horses to ride on the beach, piano keys to tickle, and tennis balls to swat.
    • Sara was intently studying the ivory and black keys of the piano.
    • These ratios produce the eight notes of an octave in the musical scale corresponding to the white keys on a piano.
    • Her fingers stilled on the keys as the piano strings stopped their vibrations and the lounge was silent again.
    • You must use the number keys in the numeric keypad on the left of your keyboard.
    • Consequently, holly is often used for the black keys on pianos and organs and for the pegs and fingerboards on violins.
    • The placement of the pianist's fingers on the keys also will affect dynamics to a certain degree.
    • The Apple had a simple keyboard that only had upper case letters and only two arrow keys.
    • Minnie tapped a few keys on the keyboard and clicked the mouse.
    • Sitting down, she glided her fingers across the piano keys.
    • As she sang, her back straightened up and she resumed her normal regal posture as her fingers pounded the keys of the piano in front of her.
    • And so when it comes time to locate their inner novelist, or just write letters, they like to hear the sound of hammering keys and the ding of a bell when they reach the end of a line.
    • He was obviously very passionate about his music as he sat behind his piano lightly fingering the keys for a brief moment.
    • During scanning, volunteers pressed a computer key to indicate that they detected an odor.
    • It means that if you can press keys on a keyboard, you have what is required to create your very own webpage!
    • He punched a few keys on his computer and swiveled the monitor towards me.
    • Beth brought her fingers to the flute keys and played the first run of the piece.
    • The arrow key is directional I think - you click up to select ones above your current one, left to move to the left.
    • Finally, he pressed the enter key on the last keypad.
    • Both Shift keys and the Return and Backspace keys are full size, which is always good to see.
    • I walked out into the hall and ran my fingers over the piano keys.
    • Do I release the Wednesday update now and slink away, or just hammer the keys until I have something worth posting?
    • The function keys are smaller then normal, resembling the half-size keys found in many laptop keyboards.
    • He doesn't reply but softly touches the keys of the piano.
    • She began the lyrical melody, her fingers flowing over the keys without thought, her body swaying to the lilting melody of the music.
    • Anna could barely reach the piano keys when she started showing signs of a rare musical ability.
    • He heard the light tapping of keys, and opened his eyes to find that Dan was sprawled on the floor, working on his laptop.
    • In today's information era, personal data is increasingly difficult to hide from the clicks of computer keys.
    • There are twelve half-tones (black and white keys on a piano), or steps, in an octave.
    • Several frenzied hits on the F5 key seemed to have brought things back to my most recent post.
    • The participants initiated the trials by pressing any of the keys on the computer keyboard.
    • This last model is for more serious keyboard players who need the approximate feel of a piano's heavier keys under their fingers.
    • In the background, as I pound away at the keys on my computer, the second half of the Sunday-night Bucs-Bears game has just begun.
    • His fingers sailed across the piano keys as he sang with all the feeling that he could muster.
    • The recordings capture the sound of his fingers on the keys, the depression of the pedals, and the click of the microphone as it turns off.
    • Tom furrowed his brow and tapped a few keys on his computer.
    • To ensure that the computer remains in Standby, do not move the mouse or press any keys on your keyboard.
    • You will find yourself accidentally hitting the Alt and delete keys quite a bit.
    • In the corner was a piano, polished keys glittering under white light and two guitars - an acoustic and an electric.
    • Even today, I can laugh and cry and express anger through my fingers on piano keys.
  • 5

    Música
    (tonality)
    tono masculino
    tonalidad femenino
    in the key of D minor en (tono de) re menor
    • to be in/off key estar/no estar en el tono
    • to go off key salirse del tono
    • to play/sing in key tocar/cantar en el tono
    • Transposition is explained in a concise manner on the last page, making it easy for students to learn how to play these exercises in other keys.
    • At this point I wish Mr Gibb had written it in a slightly lower key, but what is good enough for Barbra Streisand is good enough for me.
    • The pieces are all arranged as short, two-page pieces in the keys of C, F, G, D and B-flat major.
    • In my profession it may even be disadvantageous because it happens that we play a piece in a different key.
    • The first section scampers about in a happy fashion but darkens suddenly in the key of D minor.
    • Today, I am only going to listen to music played in major keys.
  • 6

    Botánica
    sámara femenino
    • Visitors were not allowed to use pens or pencils but to use other media such as twigs, sycamore keys and string, among other things, with Indian ink to make marks.

adjetivo

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    (woman/man) clave
    (factor/question) clave
    (question/factor) fundamental
    the key jobs los puestos clave

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (attune)
    to key sth to sth adaptar / adecuar algo a algo
  • 2

    Construcción
    (surface) estriar

    para una mejor adhesión de baldosas, azulejos etc