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English Meaning(s) for キー

  1. key
  2. long squealing sound

Definition and Synonyms for キー

Key metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
Synonyms: キー, ,
Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 糸口, , 要訣, 要諦, 足掛かり, ,
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 傍証, 小口, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , 足掛かり, , , 食い付く
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: キー, ヒント, 仄めかし, 手掛かり, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , ,
Key any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
Synonyms: キー, トーナリティ, 調

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Categories キー is a member of

Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Musical Notation notation used by musicians
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Sample Sentences for キー

Bing-bong ... bing-bong ... "Oh-oh. The class bell!"
Shall we eat this Pocky from both ends?
Then the train screeched to a halt.
She's lost her car keys.
The bike screeched to a stop.

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