- The definition of a time lock is a lock with a specific time set on it for opening.
An example of a time lock is a lock on a bank vault that won't allow access until 8am.
time lock definition by Webster's New World
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a lock with a mechanism that prevents opening before the set time
time lock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A lock, as for a bank vault, containing a mechanism that prevents its being opened before a fixed time.