verb (rekeys, rekeying, rekeyed)[with object] chiefly Computing
Enter (text or other data) again using a keyboard: they chose to rekey the text rather than scanning it
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- 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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