Lockup



[lok-uhp] /ˈlɒkˌʌp/

noun
1.
a jail, especially a local one for temporary detention.
2.
the act of locking up or the state of being locked up.
3.
a temporary imprisonment or detention, as of suspects or prisoners.
4.
a stock that has been held by an individual as a long-term investment, or that a brokerage firm is required by a regulation to hold for a certain period of time before it can be sold.
5.
any investment or credit instrument, as a renewed loan, in which capital is tied up for a long time.
6.
Printing.

7.
Automotive. a sudden stopping of the rotation of a wheel.
8.
British Informal. a rented locker, storage space, or garage.

noun

A cell, esp a detention cell or holding cell; the COOLER, tank (1839+)

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