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central locking


Definition of central locking


  1. :  an electronic system that locks all the doors of a car at the same time

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  containing or constituting a center

    :  of primary importance :  essential, principal

    :  situated at, in, or near the center

  1. :  a telephone exchange or operator

    :  a central office or bureau usually controlling others

    :  a center or hub for a specified activity or group

lockplay locking
  1. :  a tuft, tress, or ringlet of hair

    :  the hair of the head

    :  a cohering bunch (as of wool, cotton, or flax) :  tuft

  1. :  a fastening (as for a door) operated by a key or a combination

    :  the mechanism for exploding the charge or cartridge of a firearm

    :  an enclosure (as in a canal) with gates at each end used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from level to level

  1. :  to fasten the lock of

    :  to make fast with or as if with a lock

    :  to fasten in or out or to make secure or inaccessible by or as if by means of locks

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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