Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A type of lock having a movable opening bar, which is secured by a screw when the lock is closed. It is made in various forms, and is used for handcuffs, fetters, padlocks, etc.

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Examples

  • The PCIe-FIW62 provides two direct-connect IEEE 1394.b bilingual connectors with a screw-lock mechanism.

    March 2008 - Fareastgizmos.com

  • These screw-lock connectors provide a reliable connection between the PCIe-FIW62 and up to two IEEE 1394.b cameras.

    March 2008 - Fareastgizmos.com

  • Use a screw-lock weight (or a toothpick plug) to secure the sinker against the hook eye and worm so the two don't become separated and work against each other.

    Out On a Limb

  • Use a screw-lock weight (or a toothpick plug) to secure the sinker against the hook eye and worm so the two don't become separated and work against each other.

    Out On a Limb

  • It's got a soft-plastic auger tail, which is attached to the hook shank by a screw-lock.

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  • It's got a soft-plastic auger tail, which is attached to the hook shank by a screw-lock.

    Corpus Christi Caller Times, Caller.com Stories

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