key change

key change

[′kē ‚chānj]
(computer science)
The occurrence, in a file of records which have been sorted according to their keys and are being read into a computer, of a record whose key differs from that of its immediate predecessor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The song needs to be fast, sound happy, have a big key change and a catchy refrain, but from bitter experience, we'd say the winning tune will also have an A, a B and an E: Anyone But England.
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