combination lock


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combination lock

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

combination lock

[‚käm·bə′nā·shən ¦läk]
(engineering)
A lock that can be opened only when its dial has been set to the proper combination of symbols, in the proper sequence.
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A child especially can remember his/her favorite animal or shape for their combination lock.
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Mary Marugg -- Staff medications are stored under lock -- it's a combination lock that they can access when needed.
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Even if discovered, the safe is constructed of 12-gauge steel and features a heavy aluminum door and four-number combination lock with double locking bolts.
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To keep the tablets and e-readers secure from theft or damage, the new Charging Tray for Mobile Devices features all-steel construction, a locking lid with a combination lock and the ability to be bolted to a work surface or to the optional mobile carrier.
The swinghandle design options include a "push to lock" function enabling keyless locking - there is also a combination lock variant with cylinder lock whereby either the 3 digit combination or the keyed cylinder can operate the swinghandle.
A chap called David Krippendorf has come up with the genius concept of the Kitchen Safe - basically a Tupperware-type container with a combination lock.
It was securely fastened with a combination lock through the front wheel and frame at cycle racks on the station platform".