Glossary

A-T

Alike change
All to pass
Armoured cylinder
Automatic deadlocking
Auxiliary bolt
Back check
Back plate
Back set
Bathroom lock
Bit (of key) or key bit
Biting
Blade (of key)
Blank (key) or key blank
Bolt
Bow (of key)
Box strike
Cabinet lock
Cam
Case
Casement window
Center hook bolt
Change keys
Claw bolt
Close shackle padlock
Clutch head screws
Concealed fixing
Connecting bar
Connecting screws
Construction keying
Cylinder
Cylinder key
Cylinder mortise lock
Cylinder raised
Deadbolt
Deadlatch
Deadlock
Deadlocking
Delayed action
Differs
Disc tumbler locks
Disc tumblers
Double locking
Double throw latchbolt
Drill resistant
Drivers
Dummy trim
Easy action
Electric strike
Emergency key
Escutcheon
Euro cylinder
Face plate
Final exit door
Follower
Force resistant
Forend
Furniture (door handles)
Grand master key
Handing
Hasp & staple
High Security
Hold open
Holdback
Hook bolts
Horizontal lock
Jamb
Keep
Key
Key blank
Key change
Key combination
Keyhole
Keypad
Latch
Latch bolt
Lever
Lever mechanism
Lever pad
Levers
Levers handle
Lip (of striking plate)
Lock
Lockset
Long shackle padlock
Lubrication
Master key
Master keyed
Mechanism (of locks or latches)
Mortise
Mortise lock
Mortise night latch
Multipoint locks
Mushroom driver
Narrow case lock or latch
Night latch
One-way screws (or clutch head screws)
Oval Cylinders
Passage set
Passing (or to pass)
Pin tumbler mechanism
Pins
Plug
Privacy set
Prokey
Rebate
Rebate Set
Rebated (lock or latch)
Rectangular padlock
Repeat differs
Reversible latch bolt
Rim cylinder
Rim lock, Rim latch
Roller bolt
Roller lock
Rose (or ring)
Rounded forend
Sash lock
Sash Window
Servant key
Shackle
Shoot (of bolt)
Shoot bolts
Snib
Spindle
Spring bolt
Sprung shackle padlock
Stainless steel faceplate
Staple
Stile
Strike
Sub grand master key
Sub master key
Suite (of locks)
Throw
Thumb turn
Trim
Tubular mortise lock
Tumbler