Definition of rim lock in English:

rim lock

Syllabification: rim lock

noun

  • A lock that is fitted to the surface of a door with a matching box fitted into the doorjamb.
    More example sentences
    • The shed is not fitted with a rim lock.
    • Fitting a rim lock is quite straightforward but does need accurate measurements to ensure everything fits correctly.

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