lock-on


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

lock-on

(lŏk′ŏn′, -ôn′)
n.
The start of the automatic tracking of a target, as by a missile.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.