Definition of cylinder lock in English:

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cylinder lock


A lock with the keyhole and tumbler mechanism contained in a cylinder.
Example sentences
  • Inside a cylinder lock, there is a sort of puzzle, which only the correct key can solve.
  • Another common type of cylinder lock is the wafer-tumbler lock.
  • The company announced yesterday that it's offering free product exchanges to customers concerned about the security of their tubular cylinder locks.

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