key chain

noun

Definition of key chain

  1. :  a device that is used to hold keys and that usually consists of a metal ring, a short chain, and sometimes a small decoration

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually metal instrument by which the bolt of a lock is turned

    :  any of various devices having the form or function of such a key

    :  a means of gaining or preventing entrance, possession, or control

  1. :  to lock or secure with or as if with a key :  fasten: such as

    :  to secure (something, as a pulley on a shaft) by a key

    :  to finish off (an arch) by inserting a keystone

  1. :  extremely or crucially important

  1. :  a low island or reef

    :  any of the coral islets off the southern coast of Florida

  1. :  a kilogram especially of marijuana or heroin

chainplay
  1. :  a series of usually metal links or rings connected to or fitted into one another and used for various purposes (as support, restraint, transmission of mechanical power, or measurement)

    :  a series of links used or worn as an ornament or insignia

    :  a measuring instrument of 100 links used in surveying

  1. :  to obstruct or protect by a chain

    :  to fasten, bind, or connect with or as if with a chain

    :  fetter


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