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safety lock

noun
1.
a lock designed to prevent picking.
2.
safety (def 4).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples from the web for safety lock
  • Make sure the refrigerator outlet has a safety lock plug.
  • Many guns are not equipped with a safety lock mechanism, increasing their danger.

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