display key

noun

Definition of display key

: a key generally used in hotel rooms to prevent any unwarranted entrance and that when used to operate a given lock of a master-keyed lock system prevents the lock from being opened by any other key except an emergency key

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“Display key.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/display%20key. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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