Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as key, 4 .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A key or thing touched to produce a tone.
  • noun single touch; -- in old music, a direction denoting that the notes in the bass over or under which it is written should be performed alone, or with no other chords than unisons and octaves.

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  • noun music A key or similar part of a musical instrument that is touched to produce a sound

Etymologies

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Italian

Examples

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  • Italian - key, button (of a machine). It does not mean taste.

    Foreigner at espresso machine: See here. It says Premere il tasto X. That's for premium taste, right?

    Italiano: No, it just means 'Press button X'.

    Foreigner: Press button?

    Italian: Yes.

    Foreigner: With my tongue?

    Italian: *facepizza*

    June 8, 2009

  • Please to be bracketing *facepizza*, bilby.

    June 8, 2009

  • Please to be bracketing please to be bracketing, plethora

    June 8, 2009