There’s a reason for everything, as the cliché goes. Though, most people might know the meaning of this, since it is so self-explanatory, this cliché could be restated as “everything has a cause and effect”. An example of this “cause and effect” could be about locks. Why do locks open?, an interesting question indeed. The cause of open locks are many, including twisting & turning, stabbing in a key, punching in a pin number, or sticking a paper clip in to fool the lock system. Along with this statement in mind, the tour shall continue.
According to the dictionary, a lock is “a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc.”. Locks also come in many different shapes and sizes; from a small circular shape to a spherical shape to a huge u-shaped looking object. Besides shapes and sizes, locks can also come in many different colors. Locks are can be opened and closed to prevent theft. These are the definition of locks in general.
The effect of opening a lock is an open lock, quite self explanatory. There are many ways to open a lock. The most common way it to unlock it is with a key. A key is “a small metal instrument specially cut to fit into a lock and move its bolt”. To unlock a lock with a key, one shoves the key into the keyhole of the lock that they want to open and twist the key, causing a click sound and sometimes a small vibration. Once those steps are completed, the lock is unlocked and opened. Another very common way of opening a lock is to twist it clockwise and counterclockwise to certain numbers on a dial, which is on the lock itself. This way is mainly used for school lockers in many middle and high schools. Another way is punching in the pin number on a keypad which is located on the lock. As one can tell, there are many ways to open a lock.
Open locks can be caused in a variety of ways; from twisting...