adjective an·ti·lock \ˈan-ˌtē-ˌläk, ˈan-tē-, ˈan-ˌtī-\

: made to keep the wheels of a vehicle from causing a skid when the vehicle stops suddenly

Full Definition of ANTILOCK

:  being a braking system designed to keep a vehicle's wheels from locking by electronically controlled pulsed application of the brake for each wheel

Examples of ANTILOCK

  1. Antilock braking systems give the driver greater control during a sudden stop.

First Known Use of ANTILOCK



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