Glossary - W

waiting position (np)
(Product specific term - see EN 1158)

ward (n)
fixed obstruction within the case of a lever lock necessitating a corresponding cut-out in the key bit of a correct key, to enable it to rotate sufficiently to operate the lock

warding (n)
a system of wards

wheel ward (np)
ward comprising strips of metal bent into complete circles or concentric curves around the keyhole (illustration required)

window (n)
arrangement of fixed and/or opening lights (including frame)

working range (np)
(Product specific term - see EN 12365)

working stack height (np)
(Product specific term - see CEN/TS 13126)