from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lock, as for a bank vault, containing a mechanism that prevents its being opened before a fixed time.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See lock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a lock, typically in on a door in a bank vault, that cannot be unlocked before a specified time


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