Scrabble word: LOCK
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Definitions of LOCK in dictionaries:
- noun - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
- noun - a strand or cluster of hair
- noun - a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
- noun - enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level
- noun - a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
- noun - any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
- verb - fasten with a lock
- verb - keep engaged
- verb - become rigid or immoveable
- verb - hold in a locking position
- verb - become engaged or intermeshed with one another
- verb - hold fast (in a certain state)
- verb - place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
- verb - pass by means through a lock in a waterway
- verb - build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
- A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
- A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
- A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
- An interlocking or entanglement of elements or parts.
- A hold in wrestling or self-defense that is secured on a part of an opponent’s body.
- A secure hold or grip: The distributor has a lock on most of the market.
- To fasten the lock of: close and lock a drawer.
- To shut or make secure with or as if with locks: locked the house.
- To confine or exclude by or as if by means of a lock: locked the dog in for the night; locked the criminal up in a cell.
- To fix in place so that movement or escape is impossible; hold fast: The ship was locked in the ice through the winter.
- To sight and follow (a moving target) automatically: locked the enemy fighter in the gun sights.
- To aim (a weapon or other device) at a moving target so as to follow it automatically: “The pilot had locked his targeting radar on the slow-moving frigate” (Ed Magnuson).
- To engage and interlock securely so as to be immobile.
- To clasp or link firmly; intertwine: locked arms and walked away.
- To bind in close struggle or battle: The two dogs were locked in combat.
- To equip (a waterway) with locks.
- To pass (a vessel) through a lock.
- To secure (letterpress type) in a chase or press bed by tightening the quoins.
- To fasten (a curved plate) to the cylinder of a rotary press.
- To invest (funds) in such a way that they cannot easily be converted into cash.
- To end the processing of (a magnetic tape or disk) in such a way as to deny access to its contents.
- To become fastened by or as if by means of a lock: The door locks automatically when shut.
- To become entangled; interlock.
- To become rigid or immobile: The mechanism tends to lock in cold weather.
- To pass through a lock or locks in a waterway.
- A length or curl of hair; a tress.
- Often locks.
- A small wisp or tuft, as of wool or cotton.
- adj - to secure by means of a mechanical fastening device [v -ED, -ING, -S] : LOCKABLE
There are 4 letters in LOCK: C K L O
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