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Definition of Locks
Lock Lock, n. [AS. locc; akin to D. lok, G. locke, OHG. loc,
Icel. lokkr, and perh. to Gr. ? to bend, twist.]
A tuft of hair; a flock or small quantity of wool, hay, or
other like substance; a tress or ringlet of hair.
These gray locks, the pursuivants of death. --Shak.
LockLock Lock, n. [AS. loc inclosure, an inclosed place, the
fastening of a door, fr. l[=u]can to lock, fasten; akin to
OS. l[=u]kan (in comp.), D. luiken, OHG. l[=u]hhan, Icel.
l?ka, Goth. l[=u]kan (in comp.); cf. Skr. ruj to break. Cf.
1. Anything that fastens; specifically, a fastening, as for a
door, a lid, a trunk, a drawer, and the like, in which a
bolt is moved by a key so as to hold or to release the
2. A fastening together or interlacing; a closing of one
thing upon another; a state of being fixed or immovable.
Albemarle Street closed by a lock of carriages. --De
3. A place from which egress is prevented, as by a lock.
4. The barrier or works which confine the water of a stream
5. An inclosure in a canal with gates at each end, used in
raising or lowering boats as they pass from one level to
another; -- called also lift lock.
6. That part or apparatus of a firearm by which the charge is
exploded; as, a matchlock, flintlock, percussion lock,
7. A device for keeping a wheel from turning.
8. A grapple in wrestling. --Milton.
Detector lock, a lock containing a contrivance for showing
whether it as has been tampered with.
Lock bay (Canals), the body of water in a lock chamber.
Lock chamber, the inclosed space between the gates of a
Lock nut. See Check nut, under Check.
Lock plate, a plate to which the mechanism of a gunlock is
Lock rail (Arch.), in ordinary paneled doors, the rail
nearest the lock.
Lock rand (Masonry), a range of bond stone. --Knight.
Mortise lock, a door lock inserted in a mortise.
Rim lock, a lock fastened to the face of a door, thus
differing from a mortise lock. LockLock Lock, v. i.
To become fast, as by means of a lock or by interlacing; as,
the door locks close.
When it locked none might through it pass. --Spenser.
To lock into, to fit or slide into; as, they lock into each
Meaning of Locks from wikipedia
of lock (see: Lock (disambiguation)) Locks
of hair Dreadlocks, matted coils
of hair, known
as locks LOCKS
, the sixth
are used to make a river
navigable, or to allow
land that is not level. Later canals
used more and larger locks
- The Hiram
M. Chittenden Locks
, or Ballard Locks
, is a complex
at the west end of Salmon
Bay, in Seattle, Washington's Lake Washington
- India which
old have the earliest evidence
of jaata/locks which
are almost exclusively
worn by holy men and women. It has been part...
- The Soo Locks
(sometimes spelled Sault Locks
, but pronounced
"soo") are a set of parallel locks
by the U.S. Army Corps
- Foxton Locks
SP691895) are ten canal locks consisting
of two "staircases" each of five locks
on the Leicester
line of the Grand...
and is a conduit
trade. Canal locks
are at each end to lift ships
up to Gatun
Lake, an artificial
- In folklore, fairy-locks
(or elflocks) are the result
of fairies tangling
of the sleeping children
as they play in and out of their...
- The Panama Canal locks
de Panamá) are a lock system
a ship up 85 feet (26 metres) to the main elevation
- external locks
such as padlocks
straps. They are typically relatively simple
low security locks
. Luggage locks
low security locks
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