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key

noun
adjective
verb
noun
1 noun tool for locking, tightening etceochair fem5  c m uspare key eochair bhreise, eochair spárthathe house keys eochracha an tíignition key eochair adhainteit's under lock and key tá sé faoi ghlas, tá an eochair casta air the keys to the Kingdom figurative eochair na bhflaitheasradiator key eochair radaitheoratuning key eochair thiúntaa winding key eochair thochraiste 2 noun wooden peg for pictures, furnitureding fem2
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3 noun button on keypadeochair fem5  c m ucnaipe masc4  c m u
modifierkey combination teaglaim eochracha
4 noun MUS on musical instrumenteochair fem5  c m uthe piano keys eochracha an phianó 5 noun TELECOM lever in electrical circuitscorán masc1  c m u 6 noun MUS of tune, piecegléas masc1  c m uwhat key is it in? cén gléas ina bhfuil sé?the key of G major gléas G mór in key i ngléas, i dtiúin 7 noun GEOG on map, diagram etceochair fem5  c m ua key to the abbreviations eochair na ngiorrúchán 8 noun BOT, ZOOL list of taxonomic featureseochair fem5  c m ua key to common trees found in Ireland eochair do chrainn choiteanna na hÉireann 9 noun answer to test, puzzle etcfreagra masc4  c m ukeys to exercises were given in class tugadh freagraí na gceachtanna sa rang 10 noun vital elementréiteach masc1  c m ufuascailt fem2  c m utherein lies the key is ansin atá an freagrathat's the key to happiness sin é bunús an tsonais, sin é an rud is tábhachtaí don sonasthat isn't the key to resolving this problem ní hé sin an bealach leis an deacracht seo a réiteach 11 noun in cryptographyeochair fem5  c m ua secure key eochair shlánencryption keys eochracha criptiúcháin 12 noun COMP unique identifier in databaseeochair fem5  c m ueochairmhír fem2  c m ueochairmhír sonraíthere's a key for every file in the directory tá eochairmhír do gach comhad sa chomhadlann 13 noun CONSTR, DIY rough surfacegarbhán masc
adjective
14 adjective most importantpríomh- prefbun- prefeochair- preflárnach adj1  c m ucroí- prefthe key differences na príomhdhifríochtaía key feature of the scheme gné lárnach den scéimhousing is not a key issue ní ceist ollmhór í an tithíocht, ní croícheist í an tithíochtkey document bundoiciméada key player imreoir ríthábhachtacha key industry eochairthionscal
verb
15 verb COMP enter using keyboard TRANSITIVEcuir isteach  c m ueochraigh technical term verbshe keyed the number into her phone chuir sí an uimhir isteach ina fón 16 verb adapt or match TRANSITIVEcuir in oiriúint dothe training was keyed to my existing skills cuireadh an oiliúint in oiriúint do na scileanna a bhí agam cheana 17 verb reference TRANSITIVEtagairt a dhéanamh dothe notes are keyed to the text using numbers déantar tagairtí uimhreacha don téacs sna nótaí 18 verb informal scratch with key etc TRANSITIVEcarr a scríobadh le heochair

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