safecracking


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safe·crack·er

 (sāf′krăk′ər)
n.
One who breaks into safes in order to steal items from them.

safe′crack′ing n.

safecracking

(ˈseɪfˌkrækɪŋ)
n
the act of breaking into a safe
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On the other hand, technologists have demonstrated that they can print keys for high-security locks and inexpensive safecracking devices, adding a new dimension of vulnerability.
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spin the dial, before proceeding to more extreme safecracking methods.
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His resistance to the state and to urban misery, along with his scientific approach to break-ins and safecracking allowed Breitwieser to embody the anti-capitalist hero and the modern craftsman.
In addition to videos on safecracking, inexperienced criminals now have instant access to a large selection of burglary videos revealing secrets previously reserved for the criminal elite.
Chapman was a notorious criminal who had 40 safecracking charges dropped because of his heroism during the war and he soon taught young McKew everything he knew from doping dogs to rigging card games.
In classrooms at the west 16th street headquarters of the National Council of Young Israel, Bernstein taught his young charges codes and ciphers, safecracking, and lock-picking, among other useful talents.