Definition - lock

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  1. fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"
  2. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
  3. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
  4. become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
  5. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  6. hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"
  7. a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
  8. build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
  9. 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
  10. hold fast (in a certain state); "He was locked in a laughing fit"
  11. a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
  12. pass by means through a lock in a waterway
  13. a strand or cluster of hair

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