Legal Definition and Related Resources of Key

Meaning of Key

A metal instrument for moving the bolt of a lock, thereby locking or unlocking. A wharf. An island, for example, Key Largo off the southern tip of Florida. The means of solving a difficult problem. See cone and key; keys.

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    Definition of Key

    In relation to social issues, a meaning of key is provided here: an explanation of the features, colors, or shading on a map or chart

    Key in the National Security Context

    A definition and brief description of Key in relation to national security is as follows:An algorithm that provides the method by which a message was encrypted.







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