cylinder lock
Linus Yale

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • Cylinder lock — Europrofile Cylinder set with 2 double cylinders and one single cylinder (left) and also the screw to secure the cylinder A cylinder lock is a lock constructed with a cylinder that a locksmith can easily unscrew to facilitate rekeying.[1] The… …   Wikipedia

  • cylinder lock — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑lock • Part Meronyms: ↑pin, ↑pin tumbler …   Useful english dictionary

  • cylinder lock —   n.    any lock that is operated by a cylinder key …   Locksmith dictionary

  • cylinder lock — /ˈsɪləndə lɒk/ (say siluhnduh lok) noun a lock for an entrance door, opened by key from the outside and by a knob from the inside …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cylinder — most commonly refers to: Cylinder (geometry), a three dimensional geometric shape Cylinder may also refer to: Contents 1 Science and technology 1.1 Information storage …   Wikipedia

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  • Lock (device) — A lock is a mechanical fastening device which may be used on a door, vehicle, or container, restricting access to the area or property enclosed. Commonly, it can be released by using a key or combination.History of locksSecuring one s property… …   Wikipedia

  • lock cylinder — A cylinder in the middle of a cylinder lock that is prevented from turning (locked) by a number of pins (typically five) which penetrate down through the wall of the cylinder. The cylinder is turned by inserting a key which pushes the spilt pins… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cylinder — [1] The round chamber or hole in the cylinder block that houses the pistons and where combustion takes place. Also called bore or barrel. [2] Any tube like device. [3] A device which converts fluid power into linear mechanical force and motion.… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Lock bumping — is a lock picking technique for opening a pin tumbler lock using a specially crafted bump key . One bump key will work for all locks of the same type.HistoryIn the 1970s, locksmiths in Denmark shared a technique for knocking on a lock cylinder… …   Wikipedia

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