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in·ter·lock

 (ĭn′tər-lŏk′)
v. in·ter·locked, in·ter·lock·ing, in·ter·locks
v.tr.
1. To unite or join closely as by hooking or dovetailing.
2. To connect together (parts of a mechanism, for example) so that the individual parts affect each other in motion or operation.
v.intr.
To become united or joined closely, as by hooking or dovetailing.
n. (ĭn′tər-lŏk′)
1. A mechanical device that prevents a component from functioning when another component is functioning or situated in a particular way.
2. A stretchy fabric knitted with interlocking stitches by alternating sets of needles on a circular knitting machine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interlocking - contact by fitting togetherinterlocking - contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
impinging, striking, contact - the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
2.interlocking - the act of interlocking or meshinginterlocking - the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
snap, grab, snatch, catch - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
Adj.1.interlocking - linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing
complex - complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
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But the soldiers, crowded together shoulder to shoulder, their bayonets interlocking, moved over the bridge in a dense mass.
It is an interlocking unit, a living, conscious being, half human and half machine; and an injury in any one place may cause a pain or sickness to its whole vast body.
Switchgear safety specialist Castell has released a new application guide for switchgear interlocking that makes it easier to understand and choose interlocks for a wide variety of customer applications.
At first glance, Escher's interlocking and intricate patterns seem mind-boggling.
This process only gained strength with the acceptance of the superiority of intermeshing rotors and the increased cooling available on an interlocking mixer, along with the discovery of other improved technical processes to compliment the mixer.
Tenders are invited for Hyderabad Division (IRISET) - Augmentation of training facilities ; (1) Provision of Hot standby Electronic Interlocking system (Microlok-ll of Ansaldo) with Distributed interlocking Architecture, (2) Provision of Hot standby Electronic Interlocking system (Model-WESTRACE-Mark II of Siemens) with Distributed interlocking Architecture & (3) Provision of Route Relay Interlocking (Siemens)
Computer interlocking system realizes the interlock function system with the main content of access control by using technology, put into many used in computer interlocking control system implementation is the use of computer interlocking relationship at present, in the safe state of relay control and collection infrastructure system, actually, it's a kind of computer interlocking plus a relay system of execution, did not realize implemented completely in the sense of fully electronic safety interlock control system for fault tolerance (Ridgely, D.
Industrial safety specialist CASTELL reports it has supplied a customised trapped key interlocking system to Bombardier Transportation to safeguard shore supply maintenance operations on ELECTROSTAR trains.
Interlocking Directorates and Section 8 of the Clayton Act
Nomenclature: Exchange of failed implant with an intramedullary interlocking nail may be secondary interlocking nailing--If a failed metallic plate (DCP) is exchanged with an Interlocking nail.
I did not find evidence of much collusion or political unity emerging from these interlocking directors.