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Synonyms for lock

Synonyms for lock

to shut in with or as if with bars

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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

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

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

keep engaged

become rigid or immoveable

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hold in a locking position

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become engaged or intermeshed with one another

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hold fast (in a certain state)

place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

pass by means through a lock in a waterway

build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels

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He yanked his steering wheel hard to the side and, when the vehicles crashed together, he kept the full lock on, pushing down hard on the juice, forcing the van closer and closer to the side until it smashed into a wall before running square into a lamp post.
The inquest heard Mr Murton was standing on the step with his body inside the cab and was asked to turn the wheels full lock one way and then the other.
Just three-quarters of a turn of the wheel take the front wheels from straight ahead to full lock.
Within days of his conviction came the full lock, stock and barrel-load of self-pitying bollo in one of those newspapers he claims to hate.
The Payment Data Systems solutions can be implemented more quickly and less expensively than the alternative of adding multiple payments companies as the solutions offer a full range of payment processing capabilities that includes paper check conversion to electronic ACH at point of purchase to full lock box services, credit/debit card processing, web payments, as well as payments via an interactive voice response system (IVR).
Brake very gently, swing the steering wheel on to full lock so that you present the tyre widthways to "scrape" at the snow.
For example, how does a sudden peak in demand affect the vehicle's electrical system when the driver brakes hard with the electric brake while putting full lock on the electric steering to avoid an obstacle?
If you get stuck on a hill, lighten the dead load weight by rolling back on full lock before pulling away again at an angle, it should help.
screeching it continuously round a roundabout on full lock with the tyres burning and the G-forces making the engine burn sump oil don't count in our book.
For organizations that want to exert complete control, Express offers full lock down of desktops where the only applications that can be installed or run are those sanctioned by IT.