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A type of lock with a spring-loaded bolt that requires a key to open it, as distinct from a deadbolt.
- ‘Originally, the three small drawers were secured by spring locks released from underneath and accessible through the two locking small drawers below.’
- ‘Many doors are equipped with simple spring locks.’
- ‘Now it was a simple matter of sliding the mounting bracket back into the case until the spring locks snapped into place.’
spring lock/ˈspriNG ˌläk/
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