Definitions

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  • adj. That cannot be picked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incapable of being picked, in any sense.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ pickable

Examples

  • In particular, the ES&S scanner lock was easily picked with a paper clip during our tests, while the "unpickable" lock on the Sequoia scanner was bypassed by removing a few screws and pulling out the lock cylinder from the scanner's chassis by hand.

    'Fatally Flawed' Systems Await Voters: 'Drastic Change Needed'

  • Detergent-dispensing washing machines, leak-resistant faucets and unpickable locks are generating buzz.

    The Can-Do Home Show

  • Perhaps surprisingly, Clyde Roberson, the technical director at Medeco High Security Locks (which are praised by lock aficionados as being virtually unpickable), tends to agree with Schneier.

    Beware the 'Bump' Key

  • It's not like he'd paid Lowe's for some fancy unpickable lock or anything.

    Homebody

  • Their result is a handsome parade-place, -- a pretty stone toy, -- an unpickable lock to an inclosure nobody wants to enter, -- a navy-yard for the creation of an armament which has no commerce to protect.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • A guardian, when you had signed your name again, unlocked three unpickable, incombustible, and gunpowder-proof locks in a massive steel door, and you were admitted, assuming always that the hour was between nine and six.

    Hugo A Fantasia on Modern Themes

  • Hobbs's unpickable lock, Hoe's wonderful printing presses, and Bond's more wonderful spring governor, --- it began to be suspected that Brother Jonathan was not quite so much of a simpleton as had been thought.

    Great Fortunes and How They Were Made

  • Powers's Greek Slave, Hobbs's unpickable lock, Hoe's wonderful printing presses, and Bond's more wonderful spring governor, --- it began to be suspected that Brother Jonathan was not quite so much of a simpleton as had been thought.

    Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made

  • These lockers are fitted with one unpickable dual lock master key system.

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  • This kind of safety lockers are fitted with one or two unpickable dual controlled mechanical locks or electronic locks.

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