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  • Hex key — A hex key, also known as an Allen, Alum, hex head, or zeta key or wrench, is a tool used to drive screws and bolts that have a hexagonal socket in the head.Some features of this type of tool are: *The tool is simple, small and light. *The contact …   Wikipedia

  • hex key — /ˈhɛks ki/ (say heks kee) noun → allen key. {hex(agonal) + key1 (def. 10) …   Australian English dictionary

  • hex key — A key for hexagon recess screws, 90° offset at one end. Also called an Allen key …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Hex — A hex is a curse or magical spell or a female caster of such. The term is derived from the German word Hexe for a witch. Hex is also the Greek root word denoting six as in hexagon , a six sided geometric figure. Hex may also mean:Media Television …   Wikipedia

  • key — [1] A parallel sided piece inserted into a groove cut part way into each of two parts, which prevents slippage between the two parts and they rotate together. Used to secure gears, pulleys, cranks, handles, etc. [2] A metal instrument for turning …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • hex head wrench — noun A screwdriver whose handle and hexagonal head are at right angles. Syn: Allen key, Allen wrench, hex key See Also: Allen screw, Allen bolt …   Wiktionary

  • Hex'Air — Infobox Airline airline = Hex Air logo size = fleet size = 4 destinations = 5 IATA = UD ICAO = HER callsign = HEX AIRLINE parent = company slogan = founded = 1991 headquarters = Le Puy, France key people = hubs = secondary hubs = focus cities =… …   Wikipedia

  • Allen key — noun /ˈælən kiː/ A hex head wrench. Syn: Allen wrench, hex head wrench, hex key See Also: Allen screw, Allen bolt …   Wiktionary

  • allen key — /ˈælən ki / (say aluhn kee) noun one of a number of variously sized, small, hexagonal metal bars bent to form a right angle, the ends of which may be slotted into the matching recess in the heads of grub screws or certain bolts so as to tighten… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Derived unique key per transaction — In cryptography, Derived Unique Key Per Transaction (DUKPT) is a key management scheme in which for every transaction, a unique key is used which is derived from a fixed key. Therefore, if a derived key is compromised, future and past transaction …   Wikipedia

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