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The LockWiki glossary of terms and abbreviations found in locksmithing, lockpicking, locksport and the lock and safe security industry in general.

gin pin - A #pin tumbler with a narrow groove at one end, resembling the shape of a bottle (see #spool pin).

lockpick - A tool or implement used to manipulate the components (pins, levers or wafers, etc.) inside a lock without the key.



  1. Lock Industry Standards and Training Council. 2019. "The Professional Locksmith Dictionary". [1]
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