Yale lock


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Yale lock

(jeɪl)
n
(Tools) trademark a type of cylinder lock using a flat serrated key
[C19: after L Yale (1821–68), US inventor]
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Yale lock®

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She would be perfectly safe, he said, as he had just put a new Yale lock on the front door.
I remembered myself how the ground-floor windows were elaborately bolted and shuttered, and how the doors of all the rooms opening upon the square inner hall were fitted with extra Yale locks, at an unlikely height, not to be discovered by one within the room.
It might be that there wasn't a letterbox panel over the letterbox, which meant someone might be able to reach in with a stick and hit a Yale lock, or instead of toughened glass on the front door it was frozen.
A Yale lock is more of an opening/closing mechanism than a lock, and can be opened in seconds by a thief using just a wire and a shoelace, so it's essential to have a deadlock as well.
Yale lock was forced to enter property and then steal cash.
Additionally the cost involved - a digital Yale lock is about 30 percent more expensive than a traditional one - currently limits the technology to high-end households.
Additionally the cost involved - a digital Yale lock is about 30 per cent more expensive than a traditional one - currently limits the technology to high - end households.
But for those of us who wanted the simple pleasures of shelf space and a Yale lock, and a bed, they were fab.
Alas, his return journey involved much bouncing off corridor walls and the dog leapt from the bed to greet him, accidentally knocking the bedroom door shut and engaging the Yale lock.
The police have said they just popped the Yale lock.
SPOOKED: PAGES The only clue to the flat's macabre past is a crack in the door frame beneath a new Yale lock - where police forced entry at around 6.

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