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lock

 [lok]
1. a place, often airtight, where something is sealed in.
2. a device such as a clamp for holding something firmly in place.
heparin lock see heparin lock.

lock

(lok),
A device for holding or closing.

lock

Vox populi A device that prevents a particular action or activity. See Bloxham air lock, Heparin lock, Job lock, Vapor lock.

lock

(lok)
1. An enclosing, fastening, or securing device.
2. A mechanism that, when moved, permits or obstructs passage.
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The next day, Albertson's and Ralphs stores locked out their employees.
In March 1994, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) issued a Life Safety Code (LSC) interpretive update to the guidelines for LSC surveyors with respect to locked doors in long-term care facilities and psychiatric hospitals.
a provider of software protection solutions for securing high value and mission critical applications, announced today a technology partnership with Uniloc USA, a leading provider of device locked product activation software.
Other problems can result when a motorist is locked out with the car's engine running, or an infant or pet is locked inside.
Once the loan is locked with the lender, instead of logging out of Optimal Blue's product and pricing engine (PPE), the lender can lock the loan directly with AFG without the risk of the market changing and diminishing their return potential.
Ammunition and guns should be stored in different places, preferably with both locked up.
This lock enables a unified system, where all container types are locked and secured alike with a proprietary key system.
The new locks, which we've used on all our chests since 1987, must be locked by hand from outside the chest and are safer for children.
If anyone tries to plug the locked memory drive into a USB port, the lock will block the connection.
While VoIP services try to make locked hardware the norm in VoIP market, restricted networking hardware is an anomaly.
Whether responding to a family locked out of its car or changing the locks on a new house or office, locksmiths are crucial for both emergencies and everyday security services.