key machine

  n.
   any machine designed to cut keys, See also "key coding machine" and "key duplicating machine."

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • automatic key machine —   n.    a machine capable of cutting keys with manual operations limited to loading and unloading keys …   Locksmith dictionary

  • semi-automatic key machine —   n.    a machine capable of duplicating keys with limited manual operations …   Locksmith dictionary

  • key coding machine —   n.    a key machine designed for the production of code keys. It may or may not also serve as a duplicating machine …   Locksmith dictionary

  • key duplicating machine —   n.    a key machine which is designed to make copies from a pattern key …   Locksmith dictionary

  • key vise —   n.    the part of a key machine that holds a key …   Locksmith dictionary

  • key rest —   n.    a non movable part of a key machine vise that is used to position and align the bottom of the blade …   Locksmith dictionary

  • Key — (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key bed — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key bolt — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key bugle — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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