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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 lock forward was a failure at Stradey Park and returns to Gloucester - the club with which he made his name - after signing a one-year contract at Kingsholm.
Lock forward Gareth Sanger made his last appearance for the Hare Lane side.
CONNACHT lock forward Michael Swift is poised to become the province's most capped player.
Yellow cards for lock forward Gregg Gillanders and back row Hendry Rheeders reduced Coventry to 13 men for part of the final quarter.
Former British Lions, England and Swansea lock forward Maurice Colclough has died, aged 52.
They have announced the capture of 19 stone lock forward Neil Fletcher, who has had spells with Leicester and Sale Sharks before joining Midlanders Pertemps Bees.
NUNEATON have completed the signing of centre Steve Glitherow from Leicester Academy - but have lost lock forward Lee Morley to Nottingham.
The lock forward came home three weeks ago after a stint with top New Zealand province Bay of Plenty.
CONNACHT have boosted their squad for next season with the signing of experienced lock forward Bernie Upton from North Harbour in New Zealand.
The winning union was selected by a panel chaired by the former All Black hooker Sean Fitzpatrick and the prize was presented by the ex-England lock forward Martin Bayfield in a ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel, Park Lane.
Worsfold notched a second before lock forward Alan Chadwick charged over from close range.
LOCK forward Chris Jones led the way with a two-try haul to steer Nuneaton to victory in London.