Meaning of 'interlock'

Find the meaning of the word ‘interlock’

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Meaning of ‘interlock’

5 definitions found.



coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively

Synonyms: mesh


become engaged or intermeshed with one another

Synonyms: lock


hold in a locking position

Synonyms: lock interlace


the act of interlocking or meshing

Example: "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"

Synonyms: mesh


a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting

Example: "car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock"

Synonyms: ignition interlock

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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