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keyless

[kee-lis] /ˈki lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking a key or keys.
2.
requiring no key or keys:
a keyless lock operated by a series of push buttons.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; key1 + -less
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Examples from the web for keyless
  • Stem-winder somehow has more life in it, more fancy and vividness, than the literal keyless-watch.
  • The form used to request a keyless access code has been updated to meet current requirements.
  • We recommend the keyless version and full remote installation if you're not in a hurry.
  • The cabinets must have a keyless and keyed entry for ease of access with a backup access for contingency.

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