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combination lock

n.
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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combination lock

n
(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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combina′tion lock`


n.
a lock opened by rotating one or more dials through a set of positions in a prescribed order and direction.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.combination lock - lock that can be opened only by turning dials in a special sequencecombination lock - lock that can be opened only by turning dials in a special sequence
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
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Translations
ključavnica na številke

combination lock

nserratura a combinazione
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Go to the office very early tomorrow morning; here is the key of a small safe which is in my roller secretary; it shuts with a combination lock. You can open it with the word 'sky'; put the memorandum and your copy into it and shut it carefully."
"In a number of combination locks, there are three-tiers.
Some companies are experimenting with containers that have combination locks that are web-enabled and connected to physicians' offices.
Safes with combination locks and key locks take a bit more time to access.
ImageLOCK (design and utility patented), the only lock company that produces combination locks with symbols, today announced an upcoming Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new combination lock with colored symbols.
Built-in United States TSA-approved fixed combination locks mean you don't have to worry about your own padlock.
Work as a locksmith would involve fitting locks to doors and windows, servicing and repairing locks and other security devices, cutting copies of keys and making new keys, fitting combination locks and timing devices to safes, repairing locks for motor vehicles, providing a 24-hour call-out service to people locked out of their home or business, providing an emergency service after breakins, securing doors, changing locks and resetting security systems and advising customers on the most suitable locks or safety devices for their needs.
But they also observed that the vault's combination locks "were easily opened."
Companies can opt for a rack specific key, combination locks or key cards that are IP enabled to allow an organisation to impose strict control over the time/day an individual is allowed to access the rack.
Four combination locks keep your valuable firearms secure from theft.
"The offenders stole a number of bikes, including a black Kona mountain bike with red writing on the frame, several cycle locks, including a grey Cable Oxford lock, and bike combination locks.
Palm readers, which are too large for server cabinet applications, are commonly found on doors, while cabinets are protected with keys, keycards, proximity readers and combination locks. Varied access control devices that are meant to protect data actually create significant security issues and challenges.