- deadbolt ► NOUN ▪ a bolt engaged by turning a knob or key, rather than by spring action.
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deadbolt — [ded′bōlt΄] n. a lock for a door, with a square headed bolt that can be moved only by turning the key or a knob: it has no spring: also dead bolt … English World dictionary
Deadbolt — A deadbolt or deadlock, is a locking mechanism, providing more security than an ordinary key operated lock because the weight of the locking bar is usually sufficient to increase break in time to 10 or 15 minutes.Fact|date=June 2007Unlike most… … Wikipedia
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deadbolt — 1. noun a) The part of the lock which is moved when the key is engaged. b) A kind of lock in which the bolt (moving portion) is held in position by the cylinder rather than by a spring and so can not be retracted except by turning the cylinder. 2 … Wiktionary
deadbolt — noun Deadbolt is used before these nouns: ↑lock … Collocations dictionary
deadbolt — /ded bohlt /, n. a lock bolt that is moved into position by the turning of a knob or key rather than by spring action. Also called deadlock. [DEAD + BOLT1] * * * … Universalium
deadbolt — dead|bolt [ˈdedbəult US boult] n a strong lock often used on doors … Dictionary of contemporary English
deadbolt — n. lock bolt placed or moved into position by the turning of a knob or key instead of by spring action … English contemporary dictionary
deadbolt — noun a bolt engaged by turning a knob or key, rather than by spring action … English new terms dictionary
deadbolt — dead•bolt [[t]ˈdɛdˌboʊlt[/t]] n. mac bui a lock bolt that is moved into position by the turning of a knob or key rather than by spring action … From formal English to slang