Definitions

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  • noun computing A code that represents a keypress.
  • noun A code that serves to unlock something, such as an electronic door or a car stereo (as an antitheft measure).

Etymologies

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key +‎ code

Examples

  • The winner will receive a "keycode" unlocking the software for all platforms.

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  • McNeil shouldered it open and, guns drawn, they swept in and down the narrow, carpeted hallway to the second door with the keycode.

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  • McNeil shouldered it open and, guns drawn, they swept in and down the narrow, carpeted hallway to the second door with the keycode.

    Masked

  • They followed her through a door marked employees only, down a narrow, carpeted hallway to another door with a keycode, through that door and down a flight of stairs to a bleak, gray, wide concrete corridor and up to a steel-reinforced door with a biometric lock.

    Masked

  • Reaching the bottom of the stairs, Erin tapped in her keycode to unlock the enormous steel doors there.

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  • They followed her through a door marked employees only, down a narrow, carpeted hallway to another door with a keycode, through that door and down a flight of stairs to a bleak, gray, wide concrete corridor and up to a steel-reinforced door with a biometric lock.

    Masked

  • I got a batch of mail sent to me from Scotland in a box, including a thumb-sized keycode device that generates a different code every sixty seconds that I need in order to be able to access one of my online bank accounts.

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  • She hurried up to the doors and punched in the keycode, automatically reciting the Bible verse in her head.

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  • She hurried up to the doors and punched in the keycode, automatically reciting the Bible verse in her head.

    Music to My Sorrow

  • I struck out for the nearest door, punched in the provided keycode (again, for security) and was greeted by 4 enormous tanks of Nitrogen.

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