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KNOB LOCK [1 record]

Record 1 2020-01-13


Subject field(s)
  • Locks and Locksmithing

A lock for a door comprising a spring bolt moved by a knob and a dead bolt moved by a key.


One type of bored lock is the key-in-knob lock.


The key-in-the-knob lock has a keyway in the outside knob; the inside knob may contain either a keyway or a button ...

Key term(s)
  • key-in-knob lock set


  • Serrurerie

La poignée extérieure d'une serrure à bouton est dotée d'une entrée de clé, tandis que la poignée intérieure peut être dotée d'une entrée de clé ou d'un bouton.


La serrure à bouton est un type de serrure encastrée.


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