n. act of breaking into safes in order to steal their contents

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  • safecracking — [sāfkrak΄iŋ] n. the breaking open and robbing of safes safecracker n. * * * See safecracker. * * * …   Universalium

  • safecracking — [sāfkrak΄iŋ] n. the breaking open and robbing of safes safecracker n …   English World dictionary

  • safecracking — noun see safecracker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • safecracking — noun The act of defeating the security mechanisms of a safe or vault to gain access to its contents. See Also: safecracker …   Wiktionary

  • safecracking — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the act or process of breaking into a safe especially by explosives to burglarize it …   Useful english dictionary

  • safecracker — safecracking, n. /sayf krak euhr/, n. a person who breaks open safes to rob them. [1930 35, Amer.; SAFE + CRACKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Safe-cracking — is the process of opening a safe, generally without the combination. It may also refer to a computer hacker s attempts to break into a secured computer system.Physical safe crackingDifferent procedures may be used to crack a safe, depending on… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Reiser — Charles The Ox Reiser (1878 – October 10, 1921) was a safecracker as well as a mentor to many of the organized crime leaders of the early 20th century including Dean O Banion, George Bugs Moran, Earl Hymie Weiss [1], and John Mahoney. He was born …   Wikipedia

  • Jeff Sitar — is a locksmith living in Clifton, New Jersey who has specialized as a safe cracker and who has won the Lockmaster s International Safecracking Competition seven times [cite web | last = | first = title = BY THE WAY; Winner of the Open| publisher …   Wikipedia

  • Anthony Scarpa — is a filmmaker and musician born and raised in New York City. His family emigrated to Brooklyn from the small Sicilian town of Polizzi Generosa, the same town from which Martin Scorsese’s family came. Scarpa founded the alternative rock /… …   Wikipedia

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