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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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"We had to make a warehouse with a pulley and lockable door," said Arif, 11, from Butetown.
Other features include a footprint of 26 inches wide by 26 inches deep, high-quality casters, a built-in drawer for the keyboard and mouse, and a lockable center storage for the CPU and accessories.
MBM Corporation of North Charleston, South Carolina, makes lockable document containers to keep documents secure until they are shredded.
Both units ride on heavy duty, rubberized, lockable casters for easy transport within a manufacturing facility.
The Coffin Gun Case features heavy-duty plywood construction, a black scratch-resistant PVC exterior, red velvet diamond tucked interior, steel hardware and lockable latches and aluminum trim and chromed handle.
There's active stability and traction control, switchable two and four wheel drive and high and low ratios with lockable differentials to tackle the toughest terrains.
With a hard bottom for stability and heavy duty lockable zippers, the Wolf Performance Range Bag is a great boy.
The lockable bracket easily attaches to walls, IV poles, wheelchairs, medications carts, and more.
Hinged, lockable doors on the sound-attenuated enclosure provide convenient access to operating controls and service locations.
The unit is lockable by a store manager for extra protection during store hours, and the module can be placed in cabinetry or a standalone display.
The FM4005 device combines a real-time clock (RTC), low-VDD reset, watchdog timer, battery-backed event counter, lockable 64-bit serial number area, and general-purpose comparator that can be used for an early power-fail (NMI) interrupt or other purpose.
Safety features include: no operation if lockable front door is open; lockable emergency stop button; lockable mains isolator; water resistance to pressure (for power washing); and motor overload protection.