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interlock

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verb in·ter·lock \ˌin-tər-ˈläk\

Simple Definition of interlock

  • : to connect or lock (two or more things) together

Full Definition of interlock

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become locked together or interconnected

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to lock together :  unite

  5. 2 :  to connect so that the motion or operation of any part is constrained by another


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interlock

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noun in·ter·lock \ˈin-tər-ˌläk\

Definition of interlock

  1. 1 :  the quality, state, sense, or an instance of being interlocked

  2. 2 :  an arrangement in which the operation of one part or mechanism automatically brings about or prevents the operation of another <a safety interlock>

  3. 3 a :  a stretchable fabric made on a circular knitting machine and consisting of two ribbed fabrics joined by interlocking b :  a garment made of interlock



1874

First Known Use of interlock

1874


INTERLOCK Defined for Kids

interlock

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verb in·ter·lock \ˌin-tər-ˈläk\

Definition of interlock

in·ter·lockedin·ter·lock·ing

  1. :  to connect or lock together <… she sat bowed, with her dirt-caked fingers idly interlocked in her lap … — Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee>




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