AskDefine | Define locked

Dictionary Definition

locked adj : firmly fastened or secured against opening; "windows and doors were all fast"; "a locked closet"; "left the house properly secured" [syn: barred, bolted, fast, latched, secured]

User Contributed Dictionary






  1. Of a door, etc, that has been locked (with a key).


that has been locked (with a key)

Extensive Definition

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Lock may refer to:

Mechanical devices

  • Lock (device), a mechanical device used to secure possessions
  • Lock (firearm), the ignition mechanism used on early projectile weapons
  • Lock (water transport), an enclosure in a navigable canal or river which enables ships and boats to pass between sections of the waterway at different levels


  • Lock (computer science), a bookkeeping object associated with a piece of data that is used to serialize concurrent access
  • Lock (database), a feature used when multiple users access a database concurrently
  • Lock (weapons guidance), an indication the missile seeker system has a suitable or adequate acquisition fix to hit successfully if launched




See also

locked in French: lock
locked in Russian: Шлюз
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