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lock

 [lok]
1. a place, often airtight, where something is sealed in.
2. a device such as a clamp for holding something firmly in place.
heparin lock see heparin lock.

lock

(lok),
A device for holding or closing.

lock

Vox populi A device that prevents a particular action or activity. See Bloxham air lock, Heparin lock, Job lock, Vapor lock.

lock

(lok)
1. An enclosing, fastening, or securing device.
2. A mechanism that, when moved, permits or obstructs passage.
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Hiring an insured locksmith means that if there is damage to your property or if the work is not completed correctly, you will receive compensation.
South Beach Locksmith owner Adam Kaplowitz said, "With determined criminals learning how to defeat run-of-the-mill locks every day, it makes sense to seek out the best,.
Craig trained through the Train Locksmiths College in Leigh, near Wigan, and used his resettlement pay from the Army to fund the course and bought the equipment through the college.
LAS VEGAS, August 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online directory has been launched in the US featuring an in-depth database of locksmiths throughout the country.
Father-of-three Peter was inspired to offer the help at his business, Anvil Locksmiths, on St Ronan's Road, in Monkseaton, after being moved by the dedication of the Armed Forces.
Being a mobile locksmith means you have very low overheads, just a car, a mobile phone and your tools.
Mr Hicks said the arresting officer was fully aware he was a locksmith but had been ordered to proceed anyway.
But when they got no answer the locksmith opened the door and it was then the man was discovered.
The reality is there might not be much a locksmith can do.
The locksmith and alarms versions of this set represent a big step in that direction.
ARGYLE LOCKSMITHS started in 1979 by offering shoe repairs and basic key cutting services but owner Eddie Burns decided to diversify into the specialised locksmith industry.