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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key.

Usage examples (35)
  • And a lot of houses actually have the wrong kind of deadbolt locks on the front and rear door.
  • A room behind the cafe with a deadbolt on the door
  • There was a pause and then I heard a deadbolt turn.
  • I waited until she left and slid the deadbolt home. for more
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