Definition of rekey in English:

rekey

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Computing
  • Enter (text or other data) again using a keyboard.

    ‘they chose to rekey the text rather than scanning it’
    • ‘They may have to rekey the data, but I suspect most companies would be willing to make that effort.’
    • ‘This is how data from different applications can be connected to get more use out of the information or reduce time rekeying it.’
    • ‘A workflow system will then take the information through approval and on to accounting, with no rekeying of data.’
    • ‘That means 93 percent of them are rekeying information, faxing documents, and building electronic patchwork bridges to fill orders.’
    • ‘A basic challenge to the efficient use of any fleet management system is capturing the field or shop data electronically so that they don't have to be rekeyed into the computer.’

Pronunciation

rekey

/riːˈkiː/