- n.any material manufactured to the proper size and configuration which allows its entry into the keyway of a specific locking device. A key blank has not yet been combinated or cut.
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Key blank — A key blank (sometimes spelled keyblank) is a key that has not been cut to a specific bitting. The blank has a specific cross sectional profile to match the keyway in a corresponding lock cylinder. Key blanks can be stamped with a manufacturer… … Wikipedia
multiplex key blank — n. any key blank which is part of a multiplex key system … Locksmith dictionary
non-original key blank — n. any key blank other than an original … Locksmith dictionary
original key blank — n. a key blank supplied by the lock manufacturer to fit that manufacturer s specific product … Locksmith dictionary
all-section key blank — n. the key section which enters all keyways of a multiplex key system … Locksmith dictionary
multi-section key blank — n. a key section which enters more than one, but not all keyways in a multiplex key system … Locksmith dictionary
blank — [blaŋk] adj. [ME < OFr blanc, white < Frank * blank, white, gleaming, akin to OE blanca, white steed < IE * bhleg , to shine: see BLACK] 1. Obs. colorless or white 2. a) not written, recorded, etc. on; not marked; empty [a blank sheet of … English World dictionary
Key (lock) — A cut key A key is an instrument that is used to operate a lock. A typical key consists of two parts: the blade, which slides into the keyway of the lock and distinguishes between different keys, and the bow, which is left protruding so that… … Wikipedia
Blank — Wiktionarypar|blankThere are a number of uses for the word blank:* the URL interpreted by most web browsers as the command to display a blank HTML document *Blank (cartridge) a type of gun cartridge that contains gunpowder but no bullet or shot.… … Wikipedia
blank — adj. uncut, see also key blank … Locksmith dictionary