A controversial arrangement where the keys needed to decrypt encrypted data must be held in escrow by a third party so that government agencies can obtain them to decrypt messages which they suspect to be relevant to national security.
[kahyz] /kaɪz/ noun 1. a system of treating periodontal diseases by eliminating specific disease-related microorganisms, primarily through nonsurgical therapy that is regulated and adjusted in accordance with microscopic or cultural findings in subgingival plaque specimens.
- Key field
database A field of a database (typically a relational database) table which together form a unique identifier for a record (a table entry). The aggregate of these fields is usually referred to simply as “the key”. (1997-08-03)
- Key frame
graphics A frame in an animated sequence of frames which was drawn or otherwise constructed directly by the user rather than generated automatically, e.g. by tweening. (1995-04-06)
noun, Botany. 1. a samara. noun 1. another name for samara