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  • a mechanism for keeping a door, window, lid, or container fastened, typically operated by a key.
    E.g. the key turned firmly in the lock
  • a short section of a canal or river with gates and sluices at each end which can be opened or closed to change the water level, used for raising and lowering boats.
    E.g. there was a lock every quarter of a mile
  • the turning of the front wheels of a vehicle to change its direction of motion.
  • a player in the second row of a scrum.
  • a person or thing that is certain to succeed; a certainty.
    E.g. all of this makes him a lock to make the Hall of Fame
  • a mechanism for exploding the charge of a gun.
  • fasten or secure (something) with a lock.
    E.g. she closed and locked her desk
  • restrict access to the full functionality or data of (a computer, mobile phone, file, etc.), especially by requiring a user to verify their identity with a passcode or other form of authentication.
    E.g. my computer is locked and I've forgotten my login info
  • make or become rigidly fixed or immovable.
    E.g. he locked his hands behind her neck
  • go through a lock on a canal.
    E.g. we locked through at Moore Haven
  • a piece of a person's hair that coils or hangs together.
    E.g. she pushed back a lock of hair

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