[ kahrd-kee ]
/ ˈkɑrdˌki /
noun, plural card-keys.
a small plastic card with magnetic coding that is read electronically when inserted into a scanner and used in place of a key to open locks, hotel doors, etc.
What Does 🔑 Key Emoji Mean?Not to be confused with the old key emoji ... the key emoji depicts a single key, and it's presented in varying shades of brass and silver on various platforms.
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