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lock·ing

 (lŏk′ĭng)
n.
A form of urban dance originating in California in the early 1970s, involving quick arm movements punctuated by briefly held poses, usually performed to funk music.
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locking

(ˈlɒkɪŋ)
adj
fastening with a lock; able to be locked
n
1. (Computer Science) computing the immobilizing of a screen, for security
2. (Automotive Engineering) the system for locking the doors of a vehicle. See also central locking
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locking - the act of locking something up to protect itlocking - the act of locking something up to protect it
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
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Translations
arc-boutementenclenchement

locking

[ˈlɒkɪŋ] ADJ [door, container, cupboard] → que se cierra con llave
locking petrol cap (Aut) → tapón m de gasolina con llave
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She had answered the bell, and had seen him locking and unlocking, now in one room, now in another, but oftenest in the library.
He had no regular times for leaving them or for taking them away with him; he had no discoverable reason for now securing them in the library-table drawer, and now again locking them up in some other place.
She left the bed-chamber, locking the main door behind her.
When everything was secured and the lights put out, they left through the front door, Arobin locking it and taking the key, which he carried for Edna.
In explicit locking, for each MCR access, a lock is needed not only a class, say A, but also on every sub class of A through inheritance hierarchy.
In contrast to these approaches, an efficient implementation of insertion operation for the parallel BSTs using threads is proposed while avoiding the above-mentioned locking mechanism.
* Has the application run in the past without locking problems?
The Buck 110, now celebrating its 50th year, was the first widely accepted locking folder because it was sturdily built and easy to operate.
"A locking mechanism with ball bearings provides a higher level of security," says Matuszek.
Simplicity's Remote Contro Electronic Deadbolt is designed to enable wood door manufacturers and installers a way to impart entryways with three options for locking and opening doors: a remote-control key fob, keypad and bump-resistant standard key.
If you've had sticking problems with the locking mechanism, the best thing to do first is to troubleshoot the system like it says in TM 1-1520-24023&P or TM 1-1520-271-23&P.

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