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adjective critical, crucial, decisive, fateful, influential, major, momentous, significant, weighty

key

(Passport), noun bar, pass, permit, ticket

key

(Solution), noun answer, method, resolution, way
See also: answer, basic, cardinal, catchword, central, clue, cornerstone, critical, crucial, essential, explanation, fundamental, gravamen, important, indispensable, main point, major, material, necessary, outstanding, primary, solution, strategic, tip

KEY. An instrument made for shutting and opening a lock.
     2. The keys of a house are considered as real estate, and descend to the heir with the inheritance. But see 5 Blackf. 417.
     3. When the keys of a warehouse are delivered to a purchaser of goods locked up there, with a view of effecting a delivery of such goods, the delivery is complete. The doctrine of the civil law is the same. Dig. lib. 41, t. 1, 1. 9, Sec. 6; and lib. 18, t. 1, 1. 74.

KEY, estates. A wharf at which to land goods from, or to load them in a vessel. This word is now generally spelled Quay, from the French, quai.

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If you've made your purchase from Keyboard Concepts, there are free keyboard and digital workshops on the second and fourth Thursday of every month (Van Nuys location only).
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Headphone, sub-woofer and microphone jacks were placed to the side of the keyboard to avoid cables trailing over the keys, he said, adding that many keyboard jacks are placed at the back of the board.