Definition of key code in English:

key code


  • 1The unique identifying code number given to a particular cut or design for a key.

  • 2A code number or sequence of characters which allows something to be opened, operated, accessed, etc., especially by means of an electronic device.


1940s; earliest use found in Popular Mechanics. From key + code.


key code

/ˈkiː kəʊd/