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yabi [yá.bi.] : key (n.); wrench (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: llave: key ]
Synonyms: yawi
Related words: pang-abli

Derivatives of yabi

n. (artifact)1. keymetal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated.
~ bitthe part of a key that enters a lock and lifts the tumblers.
~ devicean instrumentality invented for a particular purpose.; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
~ ignition keya key that operates the ignition switch of an automotive engine.
~ latchkeykey for raising or drawing back a latch or opening an outside door.
~ master key, passe-partout, passkey, masterkey that secures entrance everywhere.
~ shank, stemcylinder forming a long narrow part of something.
n. (cognition)2. keysomething crucial for explaining.; "the key to development is economic integration"
~ explanationthought that makes something comprehensible.
n. (attribute)3. keypitch of the voice.; "he spoke in a low key"
~ pitchthe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.
n. (communication)4. key, tonalityany of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music.
~ musical notation(music) notation used by musicians.
~ major key, major modea key whose harmony is based on the major scale.
~ minor key, minor modea key based on the minor scale.
~ home key, tonic keythe basic key in which a piece of music is written.
n. (quantity)5. keya kilogram of a narcotic drug.; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"
~ argot, jargon, lingo, patois, vernacular, slang, canta characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves).; "they don't speak our lingo"
~ kg, kilo, kilogramone thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"
n. (plant)6. key, key fruit, samaraa winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple.
~ achenesmall dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall.
n. (person)7. francis scott key, keyUnited States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843).
~ attorney, lawyera professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.
~ poeta writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).
n. (object)8. cay, florida key, keya coral reef off the southern coast of Florida.
~ everglade state, fl, florida, sunshine statea state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
~ coral reefa reef consisting of coral consolidated into limestone.
n. (location)9. key, paint(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court.; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
~ basketball, basketball game, hoopsa game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop.
~ basketball courtthe court on which basketball is played.
~ foul linea line from which basketball players take penalty shots.
~ spacean area reserved for some particular purpose.; "the laboratory's floor space"
n. (communication)10. keya list of answers to a test.; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"
~ list, listinga database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics).
n. (communication)11. keya list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations.
~ list, listinga database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics).
~ key worda word that is used as a pattern to decode an encrypted message.
n. (communication)12. keya generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access.; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"
~ positive identificationevidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance.; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
n. (artifact)13. key, windermechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock).
~ mechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles.
~ watch keywinder consisting of a key with a square hole; used for winding some watches.
n. (artifact)14. headstone, key, keystonethe central building block at the top of an arch or vault.
~ arch(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it.
~ building blocka block of material used in construction work.
~ coign, coigne, quointhe keystone of an arch.
n. (artifact)15. keya lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed.
~ action mechanism, actionthe operating part that transmits power to a mechanism.; "the piano had a very stiff action"
~ backspace, backspace key, backspacerthe typewriter key used for back spacing.
~ command key, control key(computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters.
~ keyboarddevice consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like.
~ levera rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum.
~ return key, returnthe key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed.
~ shift key, shiftthe key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters.
~ space barthe bar-shaped typewriter key that introduces spaces when used.
~ tab key, tabthe key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation.
~ telegraph keykey consisting of a lever that sends a telegraph signal when it is depressed and the circuit is closed.
v. (cognition)16. describe, discover, distinguish, identify, key, key out, nameidentify as in botany or biology, for example.
~ class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separatearrange or order by classes or categories.; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
v. (possession)17. keyprovide with a key.; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"
~ furnish, provide, supply, rendergive something useful or necessary to.; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
v. (contact)18. keyvandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key.; "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"
~ vandalise, vandalizedestroy wantonly, as through acts of vandalism.; "vandalize the park"
v. (change)19. keyregulate the musical pitch of.
~ music(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds).
~ chord, harmonise, harmonizebring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing.
v. (change)20. keyharmonize with or adjust to.; "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"
~ reconcile, harmonise, harmonizebring into consonance or accord.; "harmonize one's goals with one's abilities"
adj. 21. cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primalserving as an essential component.; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"
~ important, of importof great significance or value.; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
n. (state)1. pull, twist, wrencha sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
~ harm, hurt, injury, traumaany physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..
~ spraina painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments.
n. (event)2. twist, wrencha jerky pulling movement.
~ motion, movementa natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
n. (artifact)3. spanner, wrencha hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt.
~ adjustable spanner, adjustable wrenchcan be changed to different settings.
~ allen wrencha wrench for Allen screws.
~ alligator wrencha wrench with a v-shaped jaw and serrations on one side (resembles the open jaws of an alligator).
~ box end wrench, box wrencha wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head.
~ brace wrencha wrench shaped like a brace (has a handle shaped like a crank) and a socket head.
~ bulldog wrencha wrench designed to provide a firm grip on something.
~ carriage wrencha wrench designed for use with carriage bolts.
~ dog wrencha wrench with a handle shaped like a crank.
~ hand toola tool used with workers' hands.
~ hook spanner, hook wrencha wrench with a hook that fits over a nut or bolt head.
~ jawholding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object.
~ lug wrencha wrench with jaws that have projecting lugs to engage the object that is to be rotated.
~ open-end wrench, tappet wrencha wrench having parallel jaws at fixed separation (often on both ends of the handle).
~ pin wrencha wrench that has a projecting pin that fits into a socket on the object to be turned.
~ screw keya wrench for turning a screw.
~ socket wrencha wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted.
~ sparkplug wrencha wrench for removing or tightening spark plugs into the cylinder head of an internal combustion engine.
~ tap wrencha wrench for turning a tap to create an internal screw thread.
~ torque wrencha wrench that has a gauge that indicates the amount of torque being applied.
v. (contact)4. twist, wrenchtwist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates.; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
~ pullapply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
v. (motion)5. wrenchmake a sudden twisting motion.
~ squirm, twist, worm, wriggle, writhe, wrestleto move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).; "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
v. (contact)6. wrench, wringtwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish.; "Wring one's hand"
~ distort, twine, twistform into a spiral shape.; "The cord is all twisted"
~ contort, wring, deform, distorttwist and press out of shape.
v. (body)7. rick, sprain, turn, twist, wrench, wricktwist suddenly so as to sprain.; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
~ injure, woundcause injuries or bodily harm to.