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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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So I ask you, why do baldies go to such lengths to hide their lockless crowns?
Lockless Storage Services: Specifically designed for Hadoop and big data, MapR provides "lockless" storage services that enable full random read/write operations across multiple readers and writers.
Oracle continues to invest in Exalytics In-Memory Software, providing several Oracle Essbase in-memory features, including patented lockless algorithms, Oracle Exalytics-specific thread pool and resource management, and background multiuser write that helps dramatically improve overall Oracle Essbase performance and scalability.
Mentor's task-oriented parallelism technology is a fine-grained, lockless technique that for the first time allows parallelization of the most compute-intensive analysis and optimization tasks within the place-and-route timing kernel.
New lockless kernel trace feature for enhanced real-time debugging and performance analysis