AskDefine | Define locks

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English

Noun

locks p
  1. Plural of lock
  2. Hair.
  3. Dreadlocks.

Synonyms

Verb

locks
  1. third-person singular of lock

Swedish

Noun

locks
  1. Indefinite genitive singular of lock.

Extensive Definition

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Lock may refer to:

Mechanical devices

  • Lock (device), a mechanical device used to secure possessions
  • Lock (firearm), the ignition mechanism used on early projectile weapons
  • Lock (water transport), an enclosure in a navigable canal or river which enables ships and boats to pass between sections of the waterway at different levels

Technology

  • Lock (computer science), a bookkeeping object associated with a piece of data that is used to serialize concurrent access
  • Lock (database), a feature used when multiple users access a database concurrently
  • Lock (weapons guidance), an indication the missile seeker system has a suitable or adequate acquisition fix to hit successfully if launched

Sports

Entertainment

Other

See also

locks in French: lock
locks in Russian: Шлюз
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