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key in

vb
(Computer Science) (tr, adverb) to enter (information or instructions) in a computer or other device by means of a keyboard or keypad
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w>key in

vt sep (Comput) → eingeben
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References in classic literature ?
AT five o'clock Lisbeth came downstairs with a large key in her hand: it was the key of the chamber where her husband lay dead.
She had locked the door, and now held the key in her hand, as she threw herself wearily into a chair that stood out of its place in the middle of the house floor, where in ordinary times she would never have consented to sit.
Hitachi is promoting the application of finger vein authentication technology in all manner of everyday situations, not just the office, such as the proposal of systems for the ignition key in cars.
Hougan stumbled across the key in the FBI archives and soon proclaimed it "quite literally, the key to the breakin." But, strangely enough, it never surfaced during the Ervin Committee hearings in the Senate or in the House Judiciary Committee deliberations; indeed, nobody I know had ever heard of it before Hougan's book.