antilock

adjective
an·​ti·​lock | \ ˈan-ˌtē-ˌläk, ˈan-tē-, ˈan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antilock (audio) \

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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of antilock

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Antilock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antilock. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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antilock

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of antilock

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

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