lock

a large device that raises or lowers boats between water bodies that are at different levels

lock

See flintlock, snaphaunce, matchlock, percussion lock.

Lock

The knob on the side of a lantern which tightens onto the harness to stop the lantern tilting.

lock

[n] - a strand or cluster of hair 2. [n] - a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun 3. [n] - enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level 4. [n] - a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key 5. [n] - a fa...
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Lock

To prevent data from being edited, discarded or renamed, or to prevent entire banks or disks from being altered.
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Construction installed in waterways to allow boats or ships to travel from one level to another. The earliest form, the flash lock, was first seen in the East in 1st-century-AD China and in the...
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lock

A lock is a device that lifts or lowers boats from one water level to another. Chichester marina has a lock so that boats go in or out even when the tide is high or low.
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Lock

Lock noun [ Anglo-Saxon locc ; akin to Dutch lok , German locke , Old High German loc, Icelandic lokkr , and perhaps to Greek ... 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 ...
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Lock

Lock noun [ Anglo-Saxon loc inclosure, an inclosed place, the fastening of a door, from lūcan to lock, fasten; akin to Old Saxon lūkan (in comp.), Dutch luiken , Old High German lūhhan , Icelandic l...ka , Goth. lūkan (in co...
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Lock

Lock transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Locked ; present participle & verbal noun Locking .] 1. To fasten with a lock, or as with a lock; to make fast; to prevent free movement of; as, to lock a door, a carriage ...
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Lock

Lock intransitive verb 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 other. Boyle.
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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 thing fastened. ... 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 carr...
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lock

curl noun a strand or cluster of hair
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lock

noun any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent`s body is twisted or pressured
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lock

noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
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lock

noun enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
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lock

noun a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
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Lock

Used in the context of general equities. Make a market both ways (bid andoffer) either on the bid, offering, or an in-between price only. Locking on the offering occurs to attract a seller, since the trader is willing to pay (and ask) the offering side when others only ask it. Locking on the bid side attracts buyers for similar reasons. Typically, ...
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(lok) a place, often airtight, where something is sealed in. a device such as a clamp for holding something firmly in place. heparin lock see heparin lock.
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Lock

• (n.) 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 thing fastened. • (n.) A device for keeping a wheel from turning. • (v. t.) To prevent ingress or access to, or exit from, by fastening the lock or locks of;...
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lock

mechanical device for securing a door or receptacle so that it cannot be opened except by a key or by a series of manipulations that can be carried ... [4 related articles]
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lock

enclosure or basin located in the course of a canal or a river (or in the vicinity of a dock) with gates at each end, within which the water level ... [7 related articles]
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Lock

Referring to general equities, an investment technique of making a market both biding and offering either on the bid price, the offering price, or an in-between price only. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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An option exercised by the borrower, at the time of the loan application or later, to "lock in" the rates and points prevailing in the market at that time. The lender and borrower are committed to those terms, regardless of what happens between that point and the closing date.
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Lock

Lock is British slang for the vagina.
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