combination lock(redirected from combination locks)
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A lock that will open only when its dial is turned through a predetermined sequence of positions identified on the dial face by numbers or letters.
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(General Engineering) a type of lock that can only be opened when a set of dials releasing the tumblers of the lock are turned to show a specific sequence of numbers
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a lock opened by rotating one or more dials through a set of positions in a prescribed order and direction.
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