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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.
Translations

time lock

nZeitschloss nt
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