keyhole

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1key·hole

noun \ˈkē-ˌhōl\

: the opening in a lock into which a key is placed

Full Definition of KEYHOLE

1
:  a hole for receiving a key
2
:  key 12

First Known Use of KEYHOLE

circa 1592

2keyhole

adjective

Definition of KEYHOLE

1
:  revealingly intimate <a keyhole report>
2
:  intent on revealing intimate details <keyhole columnists>

First Known Use of KEYHOLE

1937

key·hole

adjective \ˈkē-ˌhōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KEYHOLE

1
: relating to, used in, or being a minimally invasive operation or surgical procedure (as laparoscopy or arthroscopy) in which one or more small incisions are made to permit passage of instruments (as an endoscope and forceps) into the body <keyhole surgery for gall bladder removal>
2
: being a small incision made in keyhole surgery

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