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Meaning of INTERLOCK

Pronunciation:  [n]'intur`lâk, [v]`intur'lâk, `intur'lâk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
  2. [v]  coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
  3. [v]  become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
  4. [v]  hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"

INTERLOCK is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: interlace, interlocking, lock, mesh, mesh, meshing
 See Also: bosom, catch, coordinate, embrace, grab, hold, hug, organise, organize, snap, snatch, squeeze, take hold



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In`ter*lock"\, v. i.
    To unite, embrace, communicate with, or flow into, one
    another; to be connected in one system; to lock into one
    another; to interlace firmly.
  2. \In`ter*lock"\, v. t.
    To unite by locking or linking together; to secure in place
    by mutual fastening.
          My lady with her fingers interlocked.    --Tennyson.
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