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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
  1. An object designed to open and close a lock.
  2. An object designed to fit between two other objects (such as a shaft and a wheel) in a mechanism and maintain the orientation between them.
  3. A crucial step or requirement.
    the key to solving this problem...
    the key to winning this game
  4. A guide explaining the symbols or terminology of a map or chart; a legend.
    The key says that A stands for the accounting department.
  5. One of several small, usually square buttons on a typewriter or computer keyboard, most of which generally correspond to a particular character.
    Press the Escape key.
  6. One of a number of rectangular moving parts on a piano or musical keyboard, each causing a particular sound or note to be produced.
  7. One of various levers on a musical instrument used to select notes, such as a lever opening a hole on a woodwind.
  8. hierarchical scale of musical notes on which a composition is based
    the key of B-flat major
  9. A device used to transmit Morse code.




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