key fob

key fob
A device to hold keys.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Key fob — A key fob is a generally decorative and at times useful item many people often carry with their keys, on a ring or a chain, for ease of tactile identification, to provide a better grip, or to make a personal statement. Key fobs are often called… …   Wikipedia

  • key fob — noun a) an item carried on a key ring either as decoration or security b) a remote control for locking/unlocking a car door, carried with the car keys …   Wiktionary

  • key fob — n. security token: small device having a built in authentication mechanisms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • FOB — may refer to:*Fob pocket, a small pocket in trousers or waistcoats originally intended to hold a pocket watch *Key fob, a medallion used to identify a key ring, or position on the ring ** Fob is thus sometimes used for various small electronic… …   Wikipedia

  • access control key fob —   n.    any device other than a key designed to allow a token to be used and carried on a key ring …   Locksmith dictionary

  • fob — A device to hold keys; sometimes called a key fob. Also see key fob …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fob — Ⅰ. fob [1] ► NOUN 1) a chain attached to a watch for carrying in a waistcoat or waistband pocket. 2) (also fob pocket) a small pocket for carrying a watch. 3) a tab on a key ring. ORIGIN probably related to German dialect Fuppe pocket . Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • fob — fob1 [ fab ] verb ,fob off phrasal verb transitive 1. ) to give someone an answer or explanation that is not true or complete, in order to make them stop asking questions or complaining: I m tired of being fobbed off. fob someone off with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fob — 1 verb fobbing, fobbed fob sb off phrasal verb (T) 1 to try to stop someone complaining or asking questions by giving them explanations, excuses etc that are obviously untrue : fob sb off with: He tried to fob her off with some story about losing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fob — I UK [fɒb] / US [fɑb] verb Word forms fob : present tense I/you/we/they fob he/she/it fobs present participle fobbing past tense fobbed past participle fobbed Phrasal verbs: fob off II UK [fɒb] / US [fɑb] noun [countable] Word forms fob :… …   English dictionary

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