from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A slot for a key in the hub or shaft of a wheel.
- noun The keyhole of a cylinder lock.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A mortise made for the reception of a key; a slot in the round hole of a wheel for the reception of the key whereby the wheel is secured to the shaft.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun See Key way, under
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
slotinto which a precision attachment (a key) is fitted
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