time lock


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time lock

n.
A lock, as for a bank vault, containing a mechanism that prevents its being opened before a fixed time.

time′ lock`


n.
a lock, as for the door of a bank vault, equipped with a mechanism that makes it impossible to operate within certain hours.
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time lock

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More than PS1,000 was stolen and more would have been taken but for the fact that there was a time lock on the second safe.
Among those in the office at the time was a two-year-old girl who was ordered to lie on the floor while waiting for the time locK on the safe so they could steal more cash than they could get over the counter.
Police said that when employees Marlita Magtangob and Rosebella Quiniquis went in, they found the vault had been ransacked and saw a hole on the floor of the vault, secured by a time lock scheduled to open at 9 a.
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But, he said, their failed attempt to steal money was "pointless" because the shop's safe, which contained pounds 20,000, had a time lock which prevented it from being opened until 9am - forty minutes after three of the defendants burst into the store armed with a gun and a sledge hammer.
But, he said, their attempt to steal money was "pointless" because the shop's safe, which contained pounds 20,000, had a time lock which prevented it from being opened until 9am - 40 minutes after three of the defendants burst in armed with a gun and a sledge hammer.
When they were told the safe was on a time lock, they left through the same rear door and drove off in a blue vehicle empty-handed.
The duo, Lenny and Dean, are after the contents of Freshco's safe, but when Curly tells them the safe has a time lock, they are prepared to wait.
In the past, you put everything behind a big vault door with a time lock at three in the afternoon.
To help loss prevention professionals with these new challenges, safe manufacturers began offering mechanical safes with two features: time lock and time delay.