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part of the key that makes the tumblers activate
the lock.



Blade of key:
portion of the key that is inserted into the keyhole



Bow of key:
portion of the key that is not inserted into the keyhole



Combination lock:
a lock which is opened by a code combination


Keyed Alike:
one key that operates all of
the locks


a key that operates only
one lock


Lock picking:
unlocking a lock without the original key


Master Key:
A Key that is designed to operate all the locks in a specific group of locks



replacing the tumblers of a lock cylinder with other tumblers of different sizes which will require a different key to operate.





parts inside a lock that needs to be aligned to exact positions in order for the lock to operate.
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