a jail, especially a local one for temporary detention.
the act of locking up or the state of being locked up.
a temporary imprisonment or detention, as of suspects or prisoners.
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.
any investment or credit instrument, as a renewed loan, in which capital is tied up for a long time.
Automotive. a sudden stopping of the rotation of a wheel.
British Informal. a rented locker, storage space, or garage.
A cell, esp a detention cell or holding cell; the COOLER, tank (1839+)
[lok] /lɒk/ noun 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a contrivance for fastening or securing something. 3. 4. any device or part for […]
noun 1. a washer placed under a nut on a bolt or screw, so made as to prevent the nut from shaking loose.
- Lockwood home
/ˈlɒkˌwʊd/ noun 1. trademark (NZ) a house built of timber planks that lock together without the use of nails
[lok-yer] /ˈlɒk yər/ noun 1. Sir Joseph Norman, 1836–1920, English astronomer and author. /ˈlɒkjə/ noun 1. Sir Joseph Norman. 1836–1920, English astronomer: a pioneer in solar spectroscopy, he was the first to observe helium in the sun’s atmosphere (1868)