rekey

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re- +‎ key

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rekey (third-person singular simple present rekeys, present participle rekeying, simple past and past participle rekeyed)

  1. (computing) To enter information into a device, such as a keyboard or keypad, after it has been done at least once before.
    She had to rekey the security code.
  2. To modify (a lock or its cylinder) to change which keys will open it.

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