dial lock

dial lock
noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Dial lock — Dial Di al, n. [LL. dialis daily, fr. L. dies day. See {Deity}.] 1. An instrument, formerly much used for showing the time of day from the shadow of a style or gnomon on a graduated arc or surface; esp., a sundial; but there are lunar and astral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dial — Di al, n. [LL. dialis daily, fr. L. dies day. See {Deity}.] 1. An instrument, formerly much used for showing the time of day from the shadow of a style or gnomon on a graduated arc or surface; esp., a sundial; but there are lunar and astral dials …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dial bird — Dial Di al, n. [LL. dialis daily, fr. L. dies day. See {Deity}.] 1. An instrument, formerly much used for showing the time of day from the shadow of a style or gnomon on a graduated arc or surface; esp., a sundial; but there are lunar and astral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dial plate — Dial Di al, n. [LL. dialis daily, fr. L. dies day. See {Deity}.] 1. An instrument, formerly much used for showing the time of day from the shadow of a style or gnomon on a graduated arc or surface; esp., a sundial; but there are lunar and astral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lock — lock1 lockless, adj. /lok/, n. 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a contrivance… …   Universalium

  • Lock Haven, Pennsylvania — Infobox Settlement official name = Lock Haven, Pennsylvania other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = image caption = Clinton County Courthouse in Lock Haven flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield… …   Wikipedia

  • lock — I. /lɒk / (say lok) noun 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a. a device to keep… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lock — I [[t]lɒk[/t]] n. 1) bui a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc 2) bui any contrivance for fastening or …   From formal English to slang

  • dial insert lock —   n.    a key operated cylinder used to lock the dial on a combination lock …   Locksmith dictionary

  • dial —    1. n. the typically rotatable member of a combination lock that may be used to differentiate locations on the combination wheels and cause operation of the lock    2. v. the act of turning or rotating a dial …   Locksmith dictionary

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