combination lock


: a lock that can only be opened by using a particular series of numbers or letters

Examples of combination lock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This brilliant portable nylon safe solves the problem by using a three-digit combination lock to secure itself to any stationary object, like a park bench, fence, golf cart, and the like. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2023 The company's hard-sided luggage is especially sturdy, not to mention sleek: Pieces in the Lexicon collection, for example, feature polycarbonate shells, puncture-resistant zippers, and a combination lock. Nila Do Simon, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 Sep. 2023 Do just that with this standard three-digit combination lock set. Emily Rochotte, Good Housekeeping, 9 Aug. 2023 This compact attaché has a three-digit combination lock (again, air of mystery!), as well as a polyurethane lining and storage for pens and business cards. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 13 Apr. 2023 What to Consider: There are no built in smart features or a combination lock. Haley Lyndes, Travel + Leisure, 3 Apr. 2023 Coaches who’ve tried to crack this defensive combination lock know better than anyone else. Nick Canepa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Apr. 2023 The puncture-proof zipper locks into a combination lock, and the bag is armed with a cut-resistant liner. Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 14 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Combination lock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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