key player definition, key player meaning | English dictionary



1    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game or sport  
2    a person who plays a game or sport professionally  
3    a person who plays a musical instrument  
4    an actor  
5    Informal   a participant, esp. a powerful one, in a particular field of activity  
a leading city player     
6       See       record player  
7    the playing mechanism in a Pianola  

CD player  
      n   a device for playing compact discs,   (In full)    compact-disc player  
compact disc player  
      n   a machine with a laser beam for playing compact discs  
piano player  
1       another name for       pianist  
2    any of various devices for playing a piano automatically  
      n   Gary (<PH:'><PH:g><PH:G><PH:r><PH:I>). born 1935, South African professional golfer: won the British Open Championship (1959; 1968; 1974) and the U.S. Open Championship (1965)  
player piano  
      n   a mechanical piano; Pianola  
record player  
      n   a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record, consisting of a turntable, usually electrically driven, that rotates the record at a fixed speed of 33, 45, or (esp. formerly) 78 revolutions a minute. A stylus vibrates in accordance with undulations in the groove in the record: these vibrations are converted into electric currents, which, after amplification, are recreated in the form of sound by one or more loudspeakers  
   See also       monophonic       quadraphonics       stereophonic  
utility player  
      n     (Sport)   a player who is capable of playing competently in any of several positions  
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ce diplôme est un sésame pour la vie professionnelle
A non-scholarship player in college/university sports
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
Origin of the word is a "newbie" that can be shortened as a Newb
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket


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