from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A bolt on a lock that is moved by turning the key or knob without activation of a spring.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The part of the
lockwhich is moved when the keyis engaged.
- noun 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
retractedexcept by turning the cylinder.
- verb transitive To
fastenor securewith a deadbolt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
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Therefore, all Drommel needed to do was jump ahead to 4: 20, crush Keerâ€ ™ s skull while he slept, toss him off the balcony, lock the deadbolt from the inside, return to the past, and make sure he has lots of eye witnessed at 4: 20.
That way if somebody was to break the glass and reach inside, they couldn't unlock your deadbolt, which is what happens a lot of times.
The first layer is what I call target hardening, which is anything you do to prevent or cause delays in your house being broken into, such as deadbolt locks, things of that nature.
And a lot of houses actually have the wrong kind of deadbolt locks on the front and rear door.
Today, underneath the solar panels, there's a new set of deadbolt locks on all my doors.
On Erie Street, I had two locks, a deadbolt, and a chain on my fourth-floor walk-up apartment.
European Pressphoto Agency Gareth Bale Most impressive of all, six of those goals came against a seemingly impenetrable Inter side that rode a superhuman goalkeeper and deadbolt defense to three trophies last season, including a semifinal win over Barcelona.
At night, I use the door chain and the deadbolt and sleep with a knife tucked beneath my pillow, a hammer beneath my bed.
For many New Yorkers, home security begins and ends with a deadbolt and chain.
For many New Yorkers, home security doesn't go far beyond a deadbolt and a chain.