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key·way

(kē'wā),
In dentistry, the female portion of a precision attachment.
See also: keyway attachment.

keyway

Surgery The 'female' part of a 2-part interlocking surgical device

keyway

An undercutting made in a drilled tooth cavity so that the filling, when hardened, will be less likely to fall out.

key·way

(kē'wā)
In dentistry, the female portion of a precision attachment.

keyway,

n the slot into which the male portion of precision attachments fits.
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Attorney John Davis said: "SDG&E knows that its keyways are used by unauthorized persons to commit crimes" and that "detectives at the San Diego Police Department have confirmed they are aware of numerous break-ins using SDG&E keyways throughout San Diego County.
wide shaft mount rollers are available for moulders with 35mm bores and 10mm keyways, with 140mm OD by 20mm wide flange mount rollers also available for Weinig moulders.
Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to see the keyways, especially if you're plugging the cables in at night.
Inline and offset output shafts that can be custom machined with cross holes, splines, keyways, and flats, or end drilled and tapped.
When the golden key is inserted into one of the four corner keyways on the cover the unique shaft design breaks the seal between the cover and the surrounding frame.
The MorrisKeyseater creates internal and external keyways, splines, gears, blind holes, oil ring grooves; tapered keyways, and step keys.
He is also the founding director of Keyways Publishing
The task was to trench right and left embankments at a dam in the Big Sandwash Reservoir in Dushane County to create two keyways.
They can incorporate threaded bores, keyways and special bore contours, as well as tapped holes in the face or OD for mounting components.
Standard tools for chamfering the keyways are available as well as custom-designed tools for broaching special shapes and sizes.
The exclusive key and cylinder designs allow the creation of numerous one-of-a-kind "virtual keyways," permit registered users to dedicate specific operating keys for particular buildings and prevent unauthorized duplication by completely restricting blanks.
Couplings can be provided with keyways and custom bore sizes.