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rekey

[ree-kee] /riˈki/
verb (used with object), rekeyed, rekeying.
1.
to fit with different pins and a different key.
2.
Computers. to keyboard (data) again.
Origin
re- + key1
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  • She will be emailing users about rekey scheduling and logistics.
  • These cores were designed to permit an administrator to rekey without possessing particular expertise.
  • If the transaction has been deleted, you should correct the invalid field or transaction and rekey the information.
  • When you move to a new house or apartment, have a competent locksmith rekey the locks.
  • We key the information in, send it to them, and they rekey it.
  • The same phenomena takes place even in the electronic world where information on tape is sent overseas for rekey punching.
  • The work to locate and rekey this balance data or find alternative sources for this information is ongoing.

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