from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A split pin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of lock.
  • noun The act by which something is locked.
  • noun computing Using a lock or a mutex to restrict the access to a part of a code to at most one process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of locking something up to protect it


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