Definitions

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  • n. An event in which an employer bars employees from working as a tactic in negotiating terms of employment, particularly in response to a strike or threat to strike.
  • v. To prevent from entering a place, particularly oneself, inadvertently.
  • v. To prevent from accessing a data structure.

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Examples

  • Kurtz kicked the door in, ripping the chain lock out of the wood, and kept moving, shoving Eddie Falco deeper into the room.

    Hardcase

  • Dad kicked the front door open, knocking the nail that held the wooden lock out of the doorframe and rattling the thread-spool doorknob.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

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