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INTERLOCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interlock mean? 

INTERLOCK (noun)
  The noun INTERLOCK has 2 senses:

1. a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting
2. the act of interlocking or meshing

  Familiarity information: INTERLOCK used as a noun is rare.


INTERLOCK (verb)
  The verb INTERLOCK has 3 senses:

1. coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
2. hold in a locking position
3. become engaged or intermeshed with one another

  Familiarity information: INTERLOCK used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERLOCK (noun)


Sense 1interlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A device that prevents an automotive engine from starting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

ignition interlock; interlock

Context example:

car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock

Hypernyms ("interlock" is a kind of...):

device (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose)


Sense 2interlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of interlocking or meshing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

interlock; interlocking; meshing; mesh

Context example:

an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

Hypernyms ("interlock" is a kind of...):

catch; grab; snap; snatch (the act of catching an object with the hands)


INTERLOCK (verb)


Sense 1interlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

interlock; mesh

Hypernyms (to "interlock" is one way to...):

coordinate; organise; organize (bring order and organization to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2interlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hold in a locking position

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

interlace; interlock; lock

Context example:

He locked his hands around her neck

Hypernyms (to "interlock" is one way to...):

hold; take hold (have or hold in one's hands or grip)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 3interlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become engaged or intermeshed with one another

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

interlock; lock

Context example:

They were locked in embrace

Hypernyms (to "interlock" is one way to...):

bosom; embrace; hug; squeeze (squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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