keyway


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key·way

 (kē′wā′)
n.
1. A slot for a key in the hub or shaft of a wheel.
2. The keyhole of a cylinder lock.

keyway

(ˈkiːˌweɪ)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a longitudinal slot cut into a component to accept a key that engages with a similar slot on a mating component to prevent relative motion of the two components
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The company has created 65 new jobs at the shop in Willenhall on Keyway Retail Park.
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An inquest yesterday heard a component known as a keyway, which keeps the wheel and shaft together, had not been attached.
These front mount receptacles with front lock nut are designed for thread mount applications that need specific keyway orientations due to the space constraint or any other unexpected engineering situations.
The attack happened in Bilston Lane, near to the Keyway roundabout, in Willenhall.
It also has an 80mm diameter x 80mm cut length with a 30mm arbor and 8 x 2mm keyway and one spacer.
The connector is designed with 90-and 120-color options and keyway positions of different polarity to ensure safety during operation by reducing mating mistakes.
The most commonly used nonrigid design consists of a T-shaped key that is attached to the pontic, and a dovetail keyway placed within a retainer.
bicentennial dollar from 1976, a medal minted in honor of Oxford's 275th anniversary in 1988, several Haitian gourdes and other coins were placed in the keyway slot moments before the "Welcome to Oxford" monument was lowered by crane into its base Sept.
This design also eliminates difficulties due to inaccuracies when the keyway must be closely machined to fit the key.
Residents insert the key into a small, round hole where a keyway typically is located on the door and twist it 90 degrees until a green light appears, signaling that the door is unlocked.
You must line up the cable connector keyway to the keyway of the connector you're plugging it into to get a correct connection.