A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed.
A strand or cluster of hair.
Dutch: rotatie, haarlok, lok, tres
Polish: kosmyk, pasemko
A mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun.
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.
synonym: lock chamber.
Dutch: haan, sluis, koker, kolk, sluiskolk
A restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key.
synonym: ignition lock.
Any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured.
Fasten with a lock.
Dutch: afgrendelen, vergrendelen
Become rigid or immoveable.
Hold in a locking position:
— He locked his hands around her neck.
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Become engaged or intermeshed with one another:
— They were locked in embrace.
Hold fast (in a certain state).
Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape:
— The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend.
— She locked her jewels in the safe.
Dutch: kop dicht
Pass by means through a lock in a waterway.
Build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels.
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