lock definición, lock significado | diccionario de inglés definición

Collins

lock  

[1]  
      n  
1    a device fitted to a gate, door, drawer, lid, etc., to keep it firmly closed and often to prevent access by unauthorized persons  
2    a similar device attached to a machine, vehicle, etc., to prevent use by unauthorized persons  
a steering lock     
3   
a    a section of a canal or river that may be closed off by gates to control the water level and the raising and lowering of vessels that pass through it  
b    (as modifier)  
a lock gate     
4    the jamming, fastening, or locking together of parts  
5      (Brit)   the extent to which a vehicle's front wheels will turn to the right or left  
this car has a good lock     
6    a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun  
7    lock, stock, and barrel   completely; entirely  
8    any wrestling hold in which a wrestler seizes a part of his opponent's body and twists it or otherwise exerts pressure upon it  
9      (Also called)    lock forward     (Rugby)   either of two players who make up the second line of the scrum and apply weight to the forwards in the front line  
10    a gas bubble in a hydraulic system or a liquid bubble in a pneumatic system that stops or interferes with the fluid flow in a pipe, capillary, etc.  
an air lock     
      vb  
11    to fasten (a door, gate, etc.) or (of a door, etc.) to become fastened with a lock, bolt, etc., so as to prevent entry or exit  
12    tr   to secure (a building) by locking all doors, windows, etc.  
13    to fix or become fixed together securely or inextricably  
14    to become or cause to become rigid or immovable  
the front wheels of the car locked     
15    when tr, often passive   to clasp or entangle (someone or each other) in a struggle or embrace  
16    tr   to furnish (a canal) with locks  
17    tr   to move (a vessel) through a system of locks  
18    lock horns   (esp. of two equally matched opponents) to become engaged in argument or battle  
19    lock the stable door after the horse has bolted or been stolen   to take precautions after harm has been done,   (See also)        lock on to       lock out       lock up  
     (Old English loc; related to Old Norse lok)  
  lockable      adj  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
Collins
lock   [2]  
      n  
1    a strand, curl, or cluster of hair  
2    a tuft or wisp of wool, cotton, etc.  
3    pl  
Chiefly literary   hair, esp. when curly or fine  
     (Old English loc; related to Old Frisian lok, Old Norse lokkr lock of wool)  

Diccionario de inglés definición  

Collins

lock  

[1]  
      n  
1    bolt, clasp, fastening, padlock  
      vb  
2    bolt, close, fasten, latch, seal, secure, shut, sneck     (dialect)  
3    clench, engage, entangle, entwine, join, link, mesh, unite  
4    clasp, clutch, embrace, encircle, enclose, grapple, grasp, hug, press  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Collins
lock   [2]  
      n   curl, ringlet, strand, tress, tuft  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Consulte también:

lock horns, lock in, lock step, lock up

love locks n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love

Comentarios adicionales:


head

La comunidad Reverso

  • Cree su lista de vocabulario
  • Contribuya al Diccionario colaborativo
  • Comparta sus conocimientos lingüísticos
Publicidad
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"