sliding tumbler

noun

Definition of sliding tumbler

: an internal member of a lock usually of flat sheet metal that is adapted to slide in a guiding slot or groove in the lock as it is operated upon by the key

called also plate tumbler

— compare lever tumbler

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“Sliding tumbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sliding%20tumbler. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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