Definition of spring lock in English:

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spring lock

Pronunciation: /ˈspriNG ˌläk/

noun

A type of lock with a spring-loaded bolt that requires a key to open it, as distinct from a deadbolt.
Example sentences
  • Originally, the three small drawers were secured by spring locks released from underneath and accessible through the two locking small drawers below.
  • Many doors are equipped with simple spring locks.
  • Now it was a simple matter of sliding the mounting bracket back into the case until the spring locks snapped into place.

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Syllabification: spring lock

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