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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Device for raising or drawing back a fastener or opening an outside door.

Usage examples (38)
  • What they call latchkey now, but they didn't have a name for it back then.
  • Alex comes with a "latchkey" - a USB stick without which the laptop won't operate.
  • I bring this up because, among the children in the neighborhood where I now live, the term "latchkey" is about as pansy as it gets.
  • Customers buy the laptop, which comes with a USB 'latchkey' to log into the machine, then pay a monthly fee for access and support. for more
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