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
Translations
Zylinderschloss
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Nalley said that while he tries to make everything as secure as possible, renters can help themselves by using round cylinder locks. "It just about makes it impossible for anybody to get in without a grinder to cut it (the lock) off," he said.
do " In the last 12 to 18 months, Mr Lomax has been fitting cylinder locks that can't be snapped as standard.
The cylinder locks up tight and the internal workings are smooth and crisp.
The cylinder locks at the front of the frame with a modernized version of the Triple-Lock set up instead of locking at the front of the ejector rod.
The cylinder locks at the front of the frame with a modernized version of the old Triple-Lock setup instead of locking at the front of the ejector rod.
In these applications their simple insert keys, uniform profile cylinder locks and wing knob options will be of interest to manufacturers and installers alike.
Another interesting feature is the way the cylinder locks up during the strike of the hammer.
It was designed by Benjamin Anderson, Matthew Broadbent, Charlie Brumwell and Edward Dawson, and aims to reduce the breakage and opening of Euro profile cylinder locks, which are particularly vulnerable at the rear of a property, as a burglar will usually have some form of cover.
The cylinder stop engages the cylinder, then the hand drops off the extractor ratchet as the cylinder locks. The hammer drops as the trigger reaches the end of its travel and releases the sear.
Sergeant Richard Morris of Staf-Staffordshire Police said the Little Aston break-in hightlighted the pitfalls of cylinder locks on windows.
Euro cylinder locks, which are the ones targeted, are fitted to thousands of properties across the country, usually on uPVC and other double-glazed doors.