Definition of rekey in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈkē/


[with object] chiefly Computing
Enter (text or other data) again using a keyboard.
Example sentences
  • They may have to rekey the data, but I suspect most companies would be willing to make that effort.
  • A basic challenge to the efficient use of any fleet management system is capturing the field or shop data electronically so that they don't have to be rekeyed into the computer.
  • That means 93 percent of them are rekeying information, faxing documents, and building electronic patchwork bridges to fill orders.

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Syllabification: re·key

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