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lock·smith

 (lŏk′smĭth′)
n.
One that makes or repairs locks.

locksmith

(ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ)
n
(Professions) a person who makes or repairs locks
ˈlockˌsmithery, ˈlockˌsmithing n

lock•smith

(ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ)

n.
a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.
[1200–50]
lock′smith`er•y, n.
lock′smith`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locksmith - someone who makes or repairs lockslocksmith - someone who makes or repairs locks  
smith - someone who works at something specified
Translations
zámečník
låsesmed
lukkoseppä
bravar
lakatos
lásasmiîur
錠前屋
자물쇠 장수
zámočník
låssmed
ช่างทำกุญแจ
çilingiranahtarcı
thợ khóa

locksmith

[ˈlɒksmɪθ] Ncerrajero/a m/f

locksmith

[ˈlɒksmɪθ] nserrurier mlock-up [ˈlɒkʌp] n
(British) (= garage) → box m
(British) (= shop) → boutique f (sans logement)
(US) (= police cell) → cellule f de garde à vue

locksmith

[ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ] nfabbro

lock1

(lok) noun
1. a mechanism for fastening doors etc. He put the key in the lock.
2. a closed part of a canal for raising or lowering boats to a higher or lower part of the canal.
3. the part of a gun by which it is fired.
4. a tight hold (in wrestling etc).
verb
to fasten or become fastened with a lock. She locked the drawer; This door doesn't lock.
ˈlocker noun
a small cupboard, especially for sports equipment.
ˈlocket (-kit) noun
a little ornamental case hung round the neck. a gold locket containing a piece of his hair.
ˈlocksmith noun
a person who makes and mends locks.
lock in
to prevent from getting out of a building etc by using a lock. She found she was locked in, and had to climb out of the window.
lock out
to prevent from getting into a building etc by using a lock. Don't lock yourself out (of the house) by forgetting to take your key with you.
lock up
1. to confine or prevent from leaving or being taken away by using a lock. to lock up a prisoner / one's jewellery.
2. to lock whatever should be locked. He locked up and left the shop about 5.30 p.m.

locksmith

صَانِعُ الْأَقْفَاْلِ zámečník låsesmed Schlosser κλειδαράς cerrajero lukkoseppä serrurier bravar fabbro 錠前屋 자물쇠 장수 slotenmaker låsesmed ślusarz serralheiro слесарь låssmed ช่างทำกุญแจ çilingir thợ khóa 锁匠
References in classic literature ?
Did you never see a locksmith before, that you start as if you had come upon a ghost?
While the locksmith alighted, the traveller had regained his saddle, from which he now confronted the old man, who, moving as the horse moved in chafing under the tightened rein, kept close beside him.
No masquerading tricks,' said the locksmith, 'and tales at the club to-morrow, how Gabriel Varden was frightened by a surly voice and a dark night.
Finding that further resistance would only involve him in a personal struggle with an antagonist by no means to be despised, the traveller threw back his coat, and stooping down looked steadily at the locksmith.
The ruddy features of the locksmith so set off and heightened the excessive paleness of the man on horseback, that he looked like a bloodless ghost, while the moisture, which hard riding had brought out upon his skin, hung there in dark and heavy drops, like dews of agony and death.
Well,' said the locksmith bluntly, 'I think you'll have your humour.
With that he put spurs to his horse, and rode away; at first plashing heavily through the mire at a smart trot, but gradually increasing in speed until the last sound of his horse's hoofs died away upon the wind; when he was again hurrying on at the same furious gallop, which had been his pace when the locksmith first encountered him.
for the honest locksmith, and a broad glare, suddenly streaming up, bespoke the goodness of the crackling log from which a brilliant train of sparks was doubtless at that moment whirling up the chimney in honour of his coming--when, superadded to these enticements, there stole upon him from the distant kitchen a gentle sound of frying, with a musical clatter of plates and dishes, and a savoury smell that made even the boisterous wind a perfume--Gabriel felt his firmness oozing rapidly away.
The merciful man, Joe,' said the locksmith, 'is merciful to his beast.
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Mohammad Shami, a locksmith working in the area for 14 years, said, "It takes only a minute to open a locked car or an apartment's doors and we get such cases now and then.
This is a bit like a locksmith putting a key in a lock - once the door is opened, it 'unlocks' processes in a cell that ensure it develops normally and that everything is properly controlled.