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abb. operated by, as used in keying schedules

occupancy type

adj. the use to which an area of a building is put with reference to the prevailing life safety or building code

odometer method

n. a means of progressing key bittings using a progression sequence of right to left.


abb. oersted


n. a unit of magnetic field strength which is commonly used in the magnetic recording industry

offset cam

n. a cam which is bent to have its ends in different planes

oil cup

n. a receptacle for lubricant on a machine

one bitted

adj. of or pertaining to a cylinder which is or is to be combinated to keys cut to the manufacturer's reference number one bitting

one column progression

n. a process wherein key bittings are obtained by using the cut possibilities in one column of the key bitting array

one pin master key

n. a master key for all combinations obtained by progressing only one bitting position

one shot

adj. of or pertaining to a wire run that has an unobstructed line of sight

one-way deadbolt

n. a deadbolt operable from only one side of a door

open back strike

n. a strike, typically used on double door applications, that has an unenclosed opening opposite the lip edge

open face dial

n. a combination lock actuator designed to have all the numbers visible at once

open gated

adj. pertaining to a lever tumbler whose gate is in the edge of the tumbler

open loop

n. a detection circuit where continuity between branches will result in a reportable condition

opening index

n. the index or mark to which a combination is dialed in order to effect an opening

operating key

n. any key which will properly operate a lock or cylinder to lock or unlock the lock mechanism and is not a control key or reset key, see also "change key"

operating shear line

n. any shear line which allows normal operation of a cylinder or lock

original key blank

n. a key blank supplied by the lock manufacturer to fit that manufacturer's specific product

out of time

adj. of or pertaining to a condition where a mechanical part is misoriented and cannot function correctly

overhead concealed closer

n. a closer designed for installation out of view in the door header area

overhead stop

n. a door stop which contacts the door near the top

override code

n. in an electronic lock, a factory-set or user-set combination that will always open the lock

override combination

n. in certain locks with a user changeable combination, a second combination which allows access at all times. It is usually factory set and may not be field changeable.

Source: Lock Industry Standards and Training (LIST) Council

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