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deadbolt

dead·bolt

 (dĕd′bōlt′)
n.
A bolt on a lock that shifts only when the key or a small knob on one side of the lock is turned.

deadbolt

(ˈdɛdˌbəʊlt)
n
1. a locking bolt that is turned by the key rather than a spring
2.
a. a type of lock that utilizes a bolt that has to be turned manually rather than by a spring
b. (as modifier): deadbolt locks.
3. (as modifier): deadbolt locks.

dead•bolt

(ˈdɛdˌboʊlt)

n.
a lock bolt that is moved into position by the turning of a knob or key rather than by spring action.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deadbolt - the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a keydeadbolt - the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
safety bolt, safety lock - a bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate
Translations

deadbolt

[ˈdedbəʊlt] Ncerrojo m de seguridad
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Several rooms were locked up but one was found violently kicked open from the inside with the dead bolt still in the locked position, papers strewn about inside.
What it adds to your existing dead bolt is a connection over Apple's HomeKit and Siri to automatically lock your door when you leave and unlock it when you get home.
Answer the call and enter a code to activate your door strike or Wi-Fi-enabled dead bolt. The Viking units are a bit pricey, but they're commercial-grade products, so they'll last much longer than cheaper consumer-grade versions.
The easy-to-install device (it can be attached to nearly any single-cylinder dead bolt using an adhesive strip) uses Bluetooth to connect with your phone, allowing you to unlock your front door with a tap, a voice command or a unique knock pattern on the door itself.
9:10 a.m.: Pleasant Street, caller reporting that the dead bolt at the back door of the post office was not locked, but the key lock was.
When a customer comes in asking for a dead bolt, a well-trained employee will almost immediately start discussing the features and benefits of the locksets stocked in the store.
However a dead bolt at the bottom prevented access.
The door will be open with the dead bolt. I have to get back here to wait for the food.
The "artist's household inventory," as the wall label describes it, is here formed into a sturdy tower of domestic items including a roll of carpet, a steel shelving unit, a Bosch WFF 1401 washing machine, a kitchen sink, an armchair, a door with a dead bolt, and a wood dining table, among other objects.
User education is the key to ensuring that consumers see the value of taking time for the enrollment procedure and view the voice lock as they would the dead bolt on their front door.