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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Security devices that are placed on doors and can only be opened with keys.

Usage examples (35)
  • Whereas, the use of anti-circumvention measures to by pass these locks is often prohibited; and
  • locks and gates and double locks and combination codes and chain locks on every door sort of thing.
  • Then came the rocks, and rocky precipitous point of Shahweetah; and the echo of the row-locks from the wall.
  • Sheesh, somebody please switch off the cameras off and send him to a padded room that locks from the outside. for more
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