Definitions for "lock"
Keywords:  gate, canal, boat, waterway, dam
The barrier or works which confine the water of a stream or canal.
An inclosure in a canal with gates at each end, used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from one level to another; -- called also lift lock.
To furnish with locks; also, to raise or lower (a boat) in a lock.
Keywords:  can't, nut, winner, unbeatable, sure
A hand that cannot be beaten. Also called the NUT.
A term meaning can't lose. (NO SURE THING)
A hand that is believed to be a winner (even before seeing the dealer's hole card).
That part or apparatus of a firearm by which the charge is exploded; as, a matchlock, flintlock, percussion lock, etc.
Traditionally referred to the firing mechanism of muzzle-loading firearms as in "lock, stock, and barrel." In modern firearms, the term can refer to the firing mechanism and breech-sealing assembly or to the action of "locking" or securing the bolt of a firearm prior to firing.
A general term referring to the total firing mechanism in a firearm. Range command sometimes used to indicate engagement of a manual safety (“Lock you firearms”). An externally applied device intended to help secure a firearm.
Keywords:  fasten, shut, drawer, bolt, lid
Anything that fastens; specifically, a fastening, as for a door, a lid, a trunk, a drawer, and the like, in which a bolt is moved by a key so as to hold or to release the thing fastened.
A fastening together or interlacing; a closing of one thing upon another; a state of being fixed or immovable.
To fasten with a lock, or as with a lock; to make fast; to prevent free movement of; as, to lock a door, a carriage wheel, a river, etc.
(1) To prevent a relocatable block from being moved during heap compaction. (2) To temporarily prevent a range of physical memory from being paged out or moved by the Virtual Memory Manager. (3) To prevent an object in the QuickDraw GX heap from being moved. You can lock some QuickDraw GX objects and manipulate their properties directly, instead of using functions to copy them into and out of application memory See also: unlock
To assure consistency, the CodeManager file transfer transactions Bringover and Putback lock workspaces while they are working in them. Locks are recorded in the Codemgr_wsdata/lock file in each workspace; the CodeManager commands consult that file before acting in a workspace. See read-lock, write-lock.
a feature that prevents unauthorized use of a phone. When activated the phone will automatically lock each time it is turned off. When turned back on, the phone will prompt the user to enter a unlock code before it will allow a call to be placed. Calls, such as emergency or other specially-programmed numbers, may be placed without entering a lock code.
Keywords:  argin, guarantee, commit, quoted, stay
When a borrower decides to lock in a current interest rate; when it is locked, it stays that way for the duration of the application process. A lock commitment letter is putting the lock and the terms of the loan in writing.
The number of days, during which a lender will guarantee a rate.
The lender's commitment not to increase a loan's interest rate for a limited amount of time. Select the state in which you wish to find a Real Estate Agent to buy, sell, buy and sell, a home today! Alabama / Alaska / Arizona / Arkansas / California / Colorado / Connecticut / Delaware Florida / Georgia / Hawaii / Idaho / Illinois / Indiana / Iowa / Kansas / Kentucky / Louisiana Maine / Maryland / Massachusetts / Michigan / Minnesota / Mississippi Missouri / Montana / Nebraska / Nevada / New Hampshire / New Jersey / New Mexico New York / North Carolina / North Dakota / Ohio / Oklahoma / Oregon / Pennsylvania Rhode Island / South Carolina / South Dakota / Tennessee / Texas / Utah / Vermont / Virginia Washington / Washington DC / West Virginia / Wisconsin / Wyoming Copyright © 2005-2006, All Rights Reserved
Also called Conference Security. An option available on Reservationless which allows the Chairperson/Leader to block any more incoming lines, including Operators.
Also called Conference Security. An option which allows the Chairperson to block any more incoming lines, including Miura Conference operators.
Also called Conference Security. An option available on Ready-Call® which allows the Chairperson to block any more incoming lines, including operators.
The ignition mechanism for a gun.
A data structure used to synchronize access to a shared resource. The most common use for a lock is in multithreaded programs where multiple threads need access to global data. Only one thread can hold the lock at a time; by convention, this thread is the only one that can modify the data during this period. See also "mutex".
A means of serializing events or access to data A means of preventing uncommitted changes made by one application process from being perceived by another application process and for preventing one application process from updating data that is being accessed by another process
storage: To protect a file or disk (or other storage medium) from being changed, written to or erased. Protection can be achieved physically, by sliding the write-protect tab on a floppy disk to where you can see through the hole, or in software, by clicking the checkbox named "Locked" in the file's Get Info window.
This checkbox is provided with many user privileges. When the box is checked, the user has not been granted the privilege to change his/her own corresponding preference or command. The Lock checkbox is frequently accompanied by a corresponding preference checkbox; when the Lock checkbox is checked, the associated preference checkbox is available to that user. The Lock box also allows the user to permit any users he or she supervises to use the designated preference or command.
n. 1. A software security feature that requires a key or dongle in order for the application to run correctly. See also dongle. 2. A mechanical device on some removable storage medium (for example, the write-protect notch on a floppy disk) that prevents the contents from being overwritten. See also write-protect notch.
Keywords:  shorn, tends, immoveable, alpaca, cling
A small, approximately pencil-size bit of fiber than tends to cling together when shorn from the alpaca.
become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
A small, approximately finger-size bit of wool that tends to stay together when shorn from the sheep.
A mental image picture of a non-painful but disturbing experience the person has experienced and which depends for its force on an earlier secondary and engram which the experience has restimulated.
a mental image picture of an experience where one was knowingly or unknowingly reminded of an engram. It does not itself contain a blow or a burn or impact and is not any major cause of upset. It does not contain unconsciousness. It may contain a feeling of pain or illness, etc., but is not itself the source of it. For example, a person sees a cake and feels sick. This is a lock on an engram of being made sick by eating cake. The picture of seeing a cake and feeling sick is a lock on (is locked to) the incident (unseen at the moment) of getting sick eating cake.
A grapple in wrestling.
any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
A prophylactic to the redistribution of wealth. Come in many varieties, some useless, others merely hopelessly pathetic, but the better models have been known to deter thieves who have particularly short attention spans. Often ineffectual due to simple user error, particularly so when the cable is locked to something sturdy, like a street sign post, but the bicycle itself is left out of the loop. Cyclists should take care to lock the frame itself rather than just the tyre, lest they return to find an ungainly unicycle.
A place from which egress is prevented, as by a lock.
To prevent ingress or access to, or exit from, by fastening the lock or locks of; -- often with up; as, to lock or lock up, a house, jail, room, trunk. etc.
To prevent data from being edited, discarded or renamed, or to prevent entire banks or disks from being altered.
Keywords:  orga, dreadlock, hemlock, warlock
Orga Warlock (or Hemlock, Dreadlock, etc.)
(1) A style of residential construction. In Houston the term "loft" is used quite liberally. It may refer to an older building that has been converted into residential condominiums, or it may mean a new mid-rise project with a "loft-style" finish to the units. There are also new construction townhomes that are promoted as being "lofts". A builder creates new loft space by leaving exposed brick walls, bare polished concrete floors and having unhidden heating ducts, trusses, etc. (2) An upstairs room or area that has an open wall, overlooking a room or area below.
Keywords:  lineouts, rucks, mauls, scrums, largest
Either of the two forwards normally wearing No. 4 and No. 5. Typically the largest players on the field, they have primary responsibility for being the power in scrums and securing the ball in lineouts. Due to their size, they are also normally powerful forces in all loose play, rucks, and mauls. Also known as Second Row.
One of two forwards, who usually wear Nos. 4 and 5, and generally the two largest players on a team
Keywords:  reenters, wheel, vert, fore, coping
A device for keeping a wheel from turning.
verb Primarily on vert. To catch the back wheels or truck on coping as the board reenters the ramp. Indicates the board stopped dead, or locked.
The term used to describe the turning capacity of the fore carriage on four wheeled horse-drawn vehicles.
Keywords:  ringlet, tress, flock, hay, hair
A tuft of hair; a flock or small quantity of wool, hay, or other like substance; a tress or ringlet of hair.
a strand or cluster of hair
Keyed device, specified in type and color by the department completing the service, used to secure equipment. Keys for the lock shall be kept by the person completing the service only. Locks issued for use with this plan shall not be used for other purposes. Additionally, locks shall be able to withstand the environment in which they are being used.
A device for holding, closing, or securing the contents of a handbag (or piece of luggage) or a specific compartment. On handbags, briefcases, and luggage, the locks are usually built into some sort of latch, and are commonly key locks or combination locks.
a disruption in normal spacetime , which manifests as a great column of light called a "Kyle singularity"
a psychological threshold
This type pays out on maturity the performance of a basket of assets. An upper barrier is applied to each of these assets individually over the life of the option. The final quoted price applicable to the assets exceeding the upper barrier is the same as the upper barrier threshold. The underlying is typically a basket of diversifies stocks.
(slang) (usually said of a contract or a set of circumstances) certainty;(slang) place the lead irrevocably in a particular opponent's hand.
A maneuver in which force is applied to an opponent's body in order to immobilize all or part of it.
keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
a means of associating a database manager resource with an application to control how other applications can access the same resource
a means of claiming usage rights on some resource
a resource that you need to hold to get access to the resource
Keywords:  disarm, antagonist, seize, sword, him
To seize, as the sword arm of an antagonist, by turning the left arm around it, to disarm him.
This is an extremely simple program designed to do two things: run the screen saver and lock the computer at the same time. This program was written for Windozzze 2000 and NT.
Keywords:  fbi, simulate, trace
Simulate FBI lock and trace
a great idea, I carry one whenever I have my laptop although I don't go to coffeehouses
a fairly intricate peice of hardware, and with many small parts to it, it's difficult to fix
Keywords:  maxextents, minus, mode, long
a temporary item and can disappear at any time, and is neither stored nor restored in case of a server crash or reboot
Keywords:  weekend, jewels, daughter, safe, escape
place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
A protective feature that locks activity to and from the Internet when a protected endpoint computer is unattended for a configurable length of time. When the lock is on, no data can enter or leave the endpoint computer through connections to the Internet, unless the pass lock attribute is set for the program involved.
an exception to the rule that the user who synchronize first is in advantage over other users
a synchronization primitive that has two states, busy and free
Keywords:  forging, plane, flash, condition, line
A condition where the flash line is not all in one plane.
A condition in which the parting line of a forging is not all in one plane.
When both the buyer and the seller wish to execute at the same price and neither wants to concede the commission to the broker to execute the transaction.
Keywords:  tick, trader, comply, bid, ask
Used in the context of general equities. Make a market both ways ( bid and offer) either on the bid, offering, or an in between price only. Locking on the offering is done to attract a seller, since the trader is willing to pay (and ask) the offering side when others only ask it. Locking on the bid side attracts buyers for similar reasons. Typically, sell side requires a plus tick to comply with short sale rules.
An extra, user-defined memory location in a data structure that ensures that only one process in the Multitasking Facility can modify a data structure at a time.
Keywords:  laughing, fast, fit, hold
hold fast (in a certain state); "He was locked in a laughing fit"
a recurrent , periodic process and a counter
Hooks traveling forward or crosses traveling backward
Keywords:  abstract, concept
an abstract concept
the firewall blocked a packet due to a lock violation
Keywords:  weapons, aiming, target, acquire, fix
Acquire a target and fix weapons aiming systems on it.
Keywords:  tight, cross, feet, position
A tight cross of the feet in 1st or 2nd position
Keywords:  join, panels, together, two
Where two panels join together.
an important safety feature for homes with children
Keywords:  learning, machine
Machine Learning
Keywords:  editing, film, picture, cut, point
That point in the editing of the film when the picture editing is over. The cut is then "locked."
a claim, or reservation, that a program can place on a piece of data
a value associated with each database object
Keywords:  service, see
See Lock Service.