[Military slang for an M-16 rifle with magazine inserted and prepared for firing] Said of a removable disk volume properly prepared for use – that is, locked into the drive and with the heads loaded. Ironically, because their heads are “loaded” whenever the power is up, this description is never used of Winchester drives (which are named after a rifle).
noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . 2. Older Use. .
[lok-ee-uh n] /ˈlɒk i ən/ noun 1. an adherent of the philosophy of Locke. adjective 2. of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy of Locke.
[lok-set] /ˈlɒkˌsɛt/ noun 1. an assembly of parts making up a complete system, especially one used on a door, including knobs, plates, and a mechanism.
[lok-smith] /ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs locks and keys. /ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs locks n. early 13c., from lock (n.1) + smith.