Locksmith Glossary

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A, AA, AA1, 1AA, etc. key symbol key change number direct code
A, AA, AA1, 1AA, etc. keying symbol key change number key symbol
A, AA, AA1, 1AA, etc. standard key coding system key changes practical key changes
Ace type key tubular key key changes theoretical key changes
Ace type cylinder tubular key cylinder key insert knock-out tag
active door active leaf key picking key manipulation
across-the-key-progression total position progression key pilot dimple #1
actuating bar crash bar key pin  bottom pin
adjacent cut differential maximum adjacent cut specification key plate  escutcheon
angle of cut degree of rotation key post  post (of a key)
anti-shim deadlocking key profile key section
apartment entrance vestibule function key punch key key bitting punch
architectural finish architectural finish code key stop stop (of a key)
armored front face plate keyed common maison key system
ASA ANSI keyhole ward side ward
ASA strike ANSI 115.2 strike keying chart bitting list
automatic dialer dialer keying chart key system schematic
automatic extension flush bolt automatic flush bolt keying chart pinning chart
auxiliary bolt auxiliary lock keying chart progression list
back of blade bottom of blade keying diagram key system schematic
backed off blade radiused blade bottom keying levels levels of keying
ball bearing locking ball locking keyset key symbol
ball end pin bottom pin keyset keying symbol
barrel plug keyway identifier key section identifier
Basic Building Code  BOCA keyway post guide #2
belly (British) sweep keyway shroud  dust cover
blade tumbler disc tumbler keyway shroud  drop
blocking ring cylinder collar keyway shutter dust cover
blockout key lockout key knob hub hub" #1
body puller slide hammer knob rose rose
bogus key blank non-original key blank laser key sidewinder key
bolt stump (British) fence layout board layout tray
bolt thrower (British) foot level (of a cut) bitting depth
bond tin bond box level (of a cut) root depth
bootleg key blank non-original key blank lever lever tumbler
bridge bridge ward lever lever handle
broken key extractor key extractor lock bevel  bevel (of a lock)
builders' hardware architectural hardware lock face face
builders master key construction master key locking lug locking dog
bullet (British) keyway ward locking pin mechanism monitor pin
bullet (British) ward cut locking rod  linkage
burglar proof burglar resistant maintenance master key engineer’s key
burning bar  thermal lance master master key #1
butt hinge full mortise hinge master blank all-section key blank
bypass combination override combination master blank multi-section key blank
carriage bar carry bar master chip master pin
case cap case cover master key constant constant cut
case cap face cap master key section all-section key blank
cell pin chamber master key section multi-section key blank
central key system maison key system master keying master key #2
chain door lock chain lock maximum adjacent cut differential maximum adjacent cut specification
chain key system selective key system milling (of a key) key milling
change key constant constant cut milling (of a key) key section
change key section single key section mono lock pre-assembled lockset
change tool change key #2 mortise bolt one-way deadbolt
chart pinning chart mortise cylinder blank cylinder blank
chart progression list moveable constant rotating constant
chart bitting list mushroom driver mushroom pin
chart key system schematic NLSA  SHDA
check door closer nose post guide #2
chip master pin #1 O bitted zero bitted
CICC contactless smart card open code direct code
circular face drive-in open ended (British) open gated
code list bitting list original key code original key
code list progression list original key factory original key
code machine key coding machine panic bar exit device
code number blind code panic device exit device
code number direct code patent motion component movable key insert
collar ward throat ward peg ward (British) end ward
column master key vertical group master key phantom key incidental master key
combinant lever changeable lever pin cell pin chamber
common keyed maison key system pin (of a key) (British) post (of a key)
common keyed cross keyed pin segment pin tumbler
common keyed cross keying pin set pin #2
connecting bar tailpiece pin tray layout tray
contactless integrated circuit card contactless smart card pinning pin #2
control pin build-up pin pipe key (British) barrel key
convenience key reversible key pivot hinge pivot
conversion code substitution code plug iron plug follower
counterfeit key blank non-original key blank plug iron set-up plug
curved pick hook pick plug set-up chart pinning chart
cut depth bitting depth plug vise plug holder
cut depth root depth plunger guard bolt
cut profile key cut profile pot model traditional closer
cut rotation degree of rotation prison lock detention lock
cylinder assembly cylinder privacy set privacy function
cylinder assembly tool follower profile key section
cylinder bar tailpiece profile keyway #2
cylinder hull shell program key reset key #1
cylinder plug plug progression formula sequence of progression
cylinder ring cylinder collar progression sequence sequence of progression
cylinder rose cylinder collar pullout key declining step key
cylinder shell shell push lock plunger lock
data safe media safe puzzle lock trick lock
day key change key #1 quadrant master key four pin master key
deadlatch deadlocking latch recode recombinate
deadlatch finger guard bolt relocker relocking device
deadlatch pin guard bolt reserved restricted
deadlatching trigger guard bolt reset recombinate
deadlocking plunger guard bolt retainer plug retainer
dent puller slide hammer reverse keeper reverse strike
depth bitting depth rocker key manipulation key
depth root depth root of cut cut root
derived code derived series rosette  rose
detainer disc rotary tumbler round face drive-in
dial flange dial ring safe head  safe door, lift out
disc disc tumbler safety deposit safe deposit
disc master pin #1 safety factor maximum adjacent cut specification
disc rotary tumbler sample key pattern key
divided bolt split bolt sash ward (British) end ward
dog bolt hinge security stud scalp face plate
Dongle hardware key school house function classroom function
door check  door closer schematic key system schematic
door coordinator coordinator sectional key blank multiplex key system
double bolt lock split bolt sectional keyway system multiplex key blank
double custody dual custody sectional spindle  split spindle
double nose double horn selvedge face
double sided key double bitted key set combinate
drill pin post (of a lock) sex nut  sex bolt
drilled key barrel key shaved blade radiused blade bottom
drive lock diskette lock shedding key declining step key
drive pin fixed fly shoulder gauge  guide #1
drive wheel drive cam shoulder guide stop gauge
driver drive cam skew degree of rotation
driver top pin slam hammer slam hammer
driver post keyway post slide spring cover
drop arm lever (combination lock) sliding lever slider
drop escutcheon  drop split pin master pin #1
duplicate blank non-original key blank spring bolt latch
dust cap dust cover spring bolt automatic deadbolt
encode combinate spring latch simple latch
entrance ward side ward spring latch latch
fail secure non-fail safe stack height pin stack height
false plug plug follower stem shank
file key pattern key step increment
finger lock drop bolt step tolerance maximum adjacent cut specification
finish builders hardware architectural hardware strike box dust box
floating master key unassociated master key strike plate strike
floating master key selective master key striker strike
floor check floor closer stump (of a bolt)(British) fence
follower plug follower sub-assembled uncombinated #1
following tool plug follower surface exit device rim exit device
formula key bitting array template keys depth key set
Fox Police Lock brace lock thermic cutter  thermal lance
full size interchangeable core large format interchangeable core thimble plug holder
gauge key depth key set threaded cylinder mortise cylinder
gauge key set-up key thumb turn disc turn disc
genuine key blank original key blank tip ward cut end ward cut
ghost key incidental master key tip ward needle post (of a lock)
grand master key section multi-section key blank toothed serrated
grand master key section all-section key blank torque blade  tailpiece
grooving key milling total stack height pin stack
guarded latch deadlocking latch transom lock transom catch
guide keys depth key set trigger guard bolt
half diamond pick diamond pick trim ring cylinder collar
half rebate (British) half mortise trim ring rose
hold and vary rotating constant method turning tool tension wrench
hollow post key barrel key turning wrench tension wrench
hose house padlock frangible shackle padlock uncoded uncombinated
I-core IC unit lock pre-assembled lockset
IC core IC universal keyway composite keyway
ICC smart card Integrated circuit smart card utility lock cam lock
imitation blank non-original key blank vise arm shaft vise stud
indirect code blind code wafer disc tumbler
inner cylinder pop out cylinder wafer master pin #1
interchange key interchange wheel post  post (of a lock) #2
jiggle key manipulation key wheel ward (British) end ward
key bushing  trunion wiggle key manipulation key
key bypass key override wing bit #1
key carriage  carriage wing key bit key
key change number blind code


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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Appendix