cylinder lock

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Noun1.cylinder lock - a lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a boltcylinder lock - a lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt; tumblers are pins; inserting the key lifts and aligns the pins to free the cylinder to rotate
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
pin tumbler, pin - cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
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