KEY-IN, v. 1. the action of recording a lock on a secondary or engram. (HCOB 23 Apr 69) –n. 1. the first time an engram is restimulated is called a key-in. A key-in is merely a special kind of lock, the first lock on a particular engram. (SOS, Bk. 2, p. 29) 2. a moment when the environment around the awake but fatigued or distressed individual is itself similar to the dormant engram. At that moment the engram becomes active. It is keyed-in and can thereafter be dramatized. (SOS, Bk. 2, p. 136)
KEY-OUT, v. 1. an action of the engram or secondary dropping away without being erased. (HCOB 23 Apr 69) –n. 2. the person without knowing what the earlier instance was has had the lock vanish. That’s a kev-out. (SH Spec 122 . 6203C19)–adj. 3. released from the stimulus-response mechanisms of the reactive mind. (PXL, p. 18) 4. release or separation from one’s reactive mind or some portion of it. (PXL, p. 252)
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