keyed keyed  /ˈkid/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) fitted with or secured by a key
  2. (adj) set to a key or tone

Usage(s):

  1. No leather, no wool, no pearls, no ivory-keyed pianos.
  2. It will be keyed to the spirit of the new tempo in business.
  3. Most important, the campaign must be keyed to Specter's unexpected defection from the Republican Party last spring.

News

  1. 8 Early Winners and Losers of the San Francisco 49ers Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers have had an eventful offseason highlighted by trades, free-agent losses and injuries. Although there's been plenty of bad developments, such as Michael Crabtree's torn Achilles, some players have to be pleased with what's happened over the last few months.  To clear up the mess, I've keyed in on some of the obvious winners and losers of San Francisco's offseason thus far ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Rays-Yankees Preview

    Some veteran offseason acquisitions keyed the New York Yankees overcoming injuries to many of their top offensive players well into May.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Here's what Jackson was saying an hour or so ago, in his final pregame news conference of the season: "I'm keyed up. I mean, I think it's natural to be keyed up. But I think every final game has its own level. But I don't think it's any more than...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: The Associated Press

  2. "You still get keyed up for games, that's part of it," said Ferguson. "It's that time when the players are doing the warm-up and you're on your own in a sense. Your staff are out doing their jobs. It's all right at home because you have your...
    on Mar 27, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Daily Star

  3. "We were in a cover-two (defense) and I keyed on the quarterback," said Atogwe. "God blessed me to be in the position to make the play."
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Oshiomogho Atogwe Source: Sports Network

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periphery periphery
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