HyperDic: interlock

English > 5 senses of the word interlock:
VERBchangeinterlock, meshcoordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
contactinterlock, lock, interlacehold in a locking position
contactinterlock, lockbecome engaged or intermeshed with one another
NOUNartifactinterlock, ignition interlocka device that prevents an automotive engine from starting
actinterlock, mesh, meshing, interlockingthe act of interlocking or meshing
interlock > pronunciation
Soundsih.nterlaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > interlock: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that prevents an automotive engine from starting.
Example"car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock"
Synonymignition interlock
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
English > interlock: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of interlocking or meshing.
Example"an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
Synonymsmesh, meshing, interlocking
Broadercatch, grab, snatch, snapThe act of catching an object with the hands
Spanishengrane, enlace, trabazón
Catalanengranatge, enllaç, unió
Verbsinterlockcoordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
interlockhold in a locking position
English > interlock: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCoordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmesh
Broaderorganize, organise, coordinateBring order and organization to
Spanishendentar, engranar, entrelazar, trabar, unir
Catalanencastar, engranar, entrellaçar-se, entrellaçar, travar, unir
Nounsinterlockthe act of interlocking or meshing
English > interlock: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghold in a locking position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymslock, interlace
Broaderhold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
Spanishentrelazar
Catalanentrellaçar
Nounsinterlockthe act of interlocking or meshing
English > interlock: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBecome engaged or intermeshed with one another.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymlock
Broaderembrace, hug, bosom, squeezeSqueeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
Spanishentrelazarse
Nounsinterlockingthe act of interlocking or meshing

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